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.
And it will be done very well (hi - def no less!), and hosted by the inestimable, nonpareil health issues journalist Bruce Japsen.
And it features a panel of walk-in clinics ...
Drug Store News reports retail clinic-model openings in Eugene OR and multiple locations in Florida.
Non-profit Cascade Health Systems is opening what it calls a "membership-model primary care clinic" near the ...
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 ...
When we posted about the MedPage Today video story on retail clinics' entrance into the realm of chronic care treatment, we missed this March 25 article on the topic, with ...
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 ...
There they go again....
A couple of weeks ago, we reported on a( new Florida MinuteClinic location that has apparently detoured far up the coast to Massachusetts:.
Three weeks ago, we ...
Stories abound about the trending closure of emergency rooms and departments across the country. The New York Times covers it in the context of the closure of Manhattan's St Vincent's ...
We just feel the portent of this news:
Walgreens checks in with Foursquare on mobile coupon program, (Michael Johnsen, Drug Store News, 3/6/12)
is all too obvious for us not ...
A 4/8/10 story by Healthleaders Media's Cheryl Clark asks the timely question Will Retail Clinics Be a Key Player in Post-Health Reform World? - then proceeds to address a quite ...
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