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 week, Accenture issued a modest 4-page report on the state of retail clinics, which included a matter-of-fact forecast of growth in the numbers of clinics through 2015: (Retail medical ...
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The Thomas Scattergood Behavioral Health Foundation, a Quaker-based, philanthropic, grant-making foundation working to ...
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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 ...
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 ...
Either way, we view this Groupon offer as a sign convenient care has arrived (is arriving; will arrive shortly):
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