The move could give Community a huge new stream of business. Thousands of people visit Walgreens stores in the Indianapolis area on a regular basis and about 40 percent of them don't have primary care doctors.
A looming shortage of physicians is expected to hit Indiana hard in coming years. Experts say new residency slots could help, because residents tend to practice in the state where they did their residencies.
Medical office buildings, traditionally a low-key sector of the real-estate market, are getting plenty of attention these days, with recent big-dollar deals from Indianapolis players Duke Realty and Cornerstone Cos.