September 1st, 2016 – Times Supermarkets and DOCNow Virtual Healthcare Centers, Hawai‘i’s leader in convenient, affordable, and quality telemedicine, announced today that they have launched the virtual clinics of the future at Times Supermarket in Kailua, and Times Royal Kunia Supermarket on Oahu. DOCNow offers convenient telemedicine visits during Times Markets’ regular business hours, and through their doctorsoncallnow.com website from 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Today’s supermarkets have expanded from places where shoppers went to pick up groceries to become one-stop-shopping destinations for everything from produce to prescription pharmacies. “Times Supermarkets couldn’t be happier to welcome DOCNow Virtual Healthcare Centers into two of our 24 locations,” said Catalina Cross, PhD. Director of Pharmacy, “We have always believed in providing our shoppers with the best in products, service, and convenience, so this is a very healthy fit.”
According to Dr. Norman Estin, co-founder of DOCNow Virtual Healthcare Centers, “Our new partnership with Times Supermarkets represents a breakthrough in giving the community unprecedented access, in conjunction with their pharmacy, to the highest quality medical care. Our telemedicine physicians are all Hawaii licensed and located, and can treat patients on their computer, tablet or mobile device.”
From respiratory infections, urinary infections and rashes to prescription refills, DOCNow can treat a wide range of minor and common illnesses in patients of all ages.
According to Dr. Estin, DOCNow is not only convenient when it comes to access and treatment, it costs the same or less than a traditional office visit. DOCNow accepts most local insurance, including HMSA/Blue Cross, UHA, HMA, and HMAA. No insurance? No problem. DOCNow accepts Visa, MasterCard, American Express, and Discover – and at introductory price of only $49.
The next time you’re strolling through the produce aisle at Times Supermarkets with a case of the sniffles, stop by DOCNow’s Virtual Healthcare Clinics and get expert care from Hawaii’s most trusted team of Doctors.
DOCNow was founded in early 2016 by Dr. Jim Barahal and Dr. Norman Estin to give Hawai‘i residents convenient access to the best medical care at their Virtual Healthcare Clinics as well as from the comfort of the patient’s home or workplace statewide. An American Telemedicine Association startup member, DOCNow is Hawaii’s leader in telemedicine for residents and visitors. For more information and a complete list of all DOCNow locations, visit their website at http://DocNowHawaii.com
About Times Pharmacy
Times Pharmacy first opened in 1984 in the Liliha Times Supermarket location. Today, Times Pharmacy operates 13 full service pharmacies located within Times Supermarket stores on Oahu and Maui. Times Pharmacy provides patient-centered care services including 24/7 phone and on-line refills, home and mail delivery service, on-site immunizations, and Diabetes education. Times Pharmacy is a sponsor of many community events including health fairs, drug take-back events, and the Diabetes Kids Day Camp. For information on Times Pharmacy locations and services, visit their website at http://timespharmacy.com/