Today in the Connected Economy: Walmart Teams With Health at Scale


Today in the connected economy, Walmart helps employees find doctors with a partnership with Health at Sale, and it helps customers do home improvement projects through a collaboration with Angi. Plus, GO2Bank works with Experian to help “credit invisible” Americans.

Healthcare Personalization Gets Boost From Walmart

If you need evidence of the rise of personalization in healthcare, look no further than Walmart’s new partnership with Health at Scale, which will use the latter’s machine learning and artificial intelligence (AI)-powered platform to help insured Walmart employees find practitioners. The companies said the collaboration will “provide personalized provider recommendations to Walmart associates and their families who work in locations where Health at Scale is offered and are enrolled in the company’s health plan.”

Walmart to Offer Angi’s Installation and Services at Stores and Online

Walmart and home maintenance platform Angi have formed a partnership that will see Angi offering its in-home project services through the retail giant’s website, app and at nearly 4,000 Walmart locations in each of the 50 states. The team-up gives Walmart customers the ability to buy over 150 common projects when they check out, including flooring, painting, plumbing, electrical, TV installation and furniture assembly.

GO2bank Unveils Experian Credit Care Advantage

GO2Bank, a Green Dot digital banking affiliate, said it is adding to its credit-building toolbox with the help of the Experian Credit Care Advantage. The company said Experian will help customers access and improve their credit, with the integration designed to help the 20% of American adults who are “credit invisible.” “Thanks to this partnership, millions of GO2bank customers have access to valuable credit tools to kickstart their 2022 financial goals, including the first-of-its-kind Experian Boost feature, which can potentially increase their credit score instantly,” Experian President, Direct to Consumer Jeff Softley said. Teams up With Binance Pay to Offer No-Fee Crypto Payments

eCommerce platform has integrated with crypto trading service Binance Pay to allow users to buy more than 40 digital tokens without fees. Uquid’s eCommerce and decentralized finance (DeFi) platform accepts about 100 tokens, and the firm is thinking about expanding the reach of its DeFi shopping network beyond the Ethereum blockchain. also offers what it terms “Buy Now and Pay later (BNPL) by Crypto” to customers, which allows them to spread out their payments into installments without accruing additional fees. Uquid also plans to increase its physical products from 2 million to more than 5 million this year, while also expanding its payment solutions to networks like Binance Smart Chain and Cardano.