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.
Our three takeaways from this post featuring Forrester Research graph of smartphone users' most likely health care uses:
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We took a recent month of daily Healthcare 311 search activity and matched it with the 2007-2009 retail clinics visits data charted in the Mehrotra/Lave retail clinics visits study published ...
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We've posted links to blog entries at Real Life in Retail Health before, but wanted to take a moment to tell you plainly that if you are NOT regularly checking ...
We're somewhat embarrassed to say we've never heard of ZoomCare until last Thursday.
ZoomCare, a cluster of 4 (soon to be 6) clinics in & around Portland, Oregon, is a mixed-clinician ...
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 ...
Euromonitor International has issued a nice summary of retail clinics' emergence, from a European perspective (Adding a Checkup to Your Shopping List: The Emergence of Retail Clinics, Euromonitor International, 12/28/11).
We feel Bizmology reporter Anne Law did a terrific job describing her personal experience with a RediCare clinic visit in Grocery-store health clinics: passing trend or shift in care? (Anne ...
We really wanted to embed the Google gadget for the 'live' correlation chart itself, but this image plus link is as good as we could do:
This was our thought while checking up on the status of 4 new Florida Clinics At Walmart (did we get the pluralization right?), which were supposed to be opened as ...
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