Monday, February 27, 2006

Maybe I'll Get a Second Opinion

I’ve thought about Wal-Mart more in the last week than I have in a year. Besides making a push to open a financial branch, last week Wal-Mart reported that they will open medical clinics in some of their larger stores. No appointment needed. People can pay under $50 and Dr. Wal-Mart will address minor health issues for people with colds, rashes, and those who don’t ask for help with items on the top shelf.

It sounds good, but I’m still a little uneasy at the thought of going to a Wal-Mart clinic. I’ve thought about this, and you know you should avoid a Wal-Mart doctor if:
• You have the option of putting a prostate exam on layaway.
• The tongue depressors are taken from a kid eating fudgesicles in the freezer section.
• The doctor says, “Now hold still while I check your reflexes with Sam’s club.”
• All stitches are sewn in the pattern of a yellow smiley face.
• You hear a patient ask the doctor, “Didn’t you sell me a sprinkler last week in Lawn and Garden?”

1 comment: said...

that is great! please check out my Walmart post.