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.
Last Thursday we posted a screen cap of a California MinuteClinic location that had apparently set down in Florida.
Today, we have for your viewing contemplation a new Florida MinuteClinic ...
The perceptive Sandra Yin published her last editorial for FierceHealthcare last Friday. Her parting observations, titled How Boundary-Breaking Disruptive Healthcare Gets It Right (Sandra Yin, FierceHealthcare, 2/25/11) focused ...
ER Building Boom Is Wrong Prescription, Critics Say ((Carol Ostrom, Seattle Times, 12/1/11)
....Hospitals throughout the Puget Sound region are in the midst of a boom, building spiffy new free-standing emergency ...
Drug Store News recently reported urgent care clinic operator Solantic's plan to change its name to CareSpot Express Healthcare (Solantic urgent care changing name to reflect new vision, Antoinette Alexander, ...
Nice ~14 minute interview conducted by ReachMD nurse practitioner Mimi Secor with The Little Clinic's Dr. Roger Green (VP Western Division). Good sound quality, and an information-filled brief overview of ...
QuickCheck CEO Tom Henke provides you a quick briefing, and the Internet with attention-getting convenient care media:
QuickCheck video can be found at World Congress's handy, informative Affordable Health Care ...
Ripped from the pages of City College News, direct to you from the campus of
Minneapolis Community and Technical College, comes this head-to-head clinics performance comparison:
MinuteClinic vs. Boynton Health Services
Here's another way this kind of innovation happens. We hate the term "co-optition" but this is probably an example of it:
Retail Clinics, the More Sensible Approach (Pediatric Inc, 12/20/10)
Instead of seeing ...
Several primary health innovations obsessives like ourselves have noted with interest the appearance of Trends in Retail Clinic Use Among the Commercially Insured (free registration/subscription required to download the 6-page ...
We don't know quite what to say, so we're not gonna bother trying just yet. What do you think?
Chaska emergency room will have no nearby hospital: Ridgeview Medical Center is ...
MinuteClinic Redrawing the Retail Clinics Map (2nd in
Emerging Convenient Care Models: Good for ‘Individual Us’,
ERrrrrrr….Does Anyone Get Why There’s an ER Building
Solantic Name Change; Game Change?
A Nurse Practitioner’s Ear-View of Retail Clinics
QuickCheck Health Video: CEO Tom Henke
Retail Clinics Cage Match (College Edition)
How Do Health System Innovations Happen? (Part 2)
Retail Clinics Usage: Trending (And We Mean ^^^TRENDING^^^)