Retail Clinics Visits 2007-09, in Pictures
Actually in one picture. And that picture suggests that the clinics business model looks a lot like what we imagine the Christmas Tree Shops business model must look like:
source: Visits To Retail Clinics Grew Fourfold From 2007 To 2009, Although Their Share Of Overall Outpatient Visits Remains Low, Ateev Mehrotra and Judith R. Lave, Health Affairs, August 2012
Vaccinations are rapidly becoming a staple of services provided by pharmacy chains – particularly, the very pharmacy chains that are home to two of the leading retail clinics operators. Those pharmacy chains’ store locations are much more numerous than their retail clinic locations, and will surely siphon off considerable vaccination visits from the retail clinics. So the visits growth line to focus on in the chart is the green ‘non-vaccine visits’ line.
We've written about the pros & cons of appointment scheduling less than we would have guessed. One of our most recent entries on the subject was posted all the way ...
Recently we voiced our confusion about the expression of retail clinics - and specifically MinuteClinic's - value proposition found in a slide deck presented by MinuteClinic CEO President Andrew Sussman ...
We've linked you to a screencap of a health care facilities search tool in action, not to point fingers at the creator of that application - which by some accounts ...
Most if not all of the leading observers of the retail clinics market have pointed to clinic alliances - with an assortment of retailers, with health systems, and with hospital ...
A 2/26/10 story in the Houston Business Journal quotes RediClinic CEO Web Golinkin declaring that the pioneering retail clinic operator is prepared to open "a meaningful number" of new clinics ...
As Steve Martin's Navin R. Johnson could tell you, your identity has a lot to do with whether other people bother to identify you at all.
In December 2009, the Centers ...
We privately noted, and removed our entries for, Little Clinic's Florida and Georgia Publix locations last week, but we're like a lot of people - we don't believe it's news ...
We feel the tools for locating free clinics are better than almost all of those available for locating retail clinics, or urgent care clinics. But don't take our word for ...
We tour retail and walk-in clinics' location search tools irregularly, out of curiosity, and on the chance that we'll learn something new.
Recently it occurred to us that some of ...
BrandWeek's playful take on retail clinics.
We feel their clinic counts are a bit light, and their concerns about Rx-milling essentially unfounded - but let's face it, the tiger-blooded one might ...
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