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.
From Michael Howe, former MinuteClinic CEO, in this 4/20/10 blog post: The Intersection of Retail and Health Care.
Howe is strongest on the essential organizing principle of the disruptive innovation that ...
This Benita Zahn, News 13, Albany, NY, 2/17/11:
Sprang from this:
EASY ACCESS, QUALITY CARE: The Role for Retail Health Clinics in New York (Paul Howard PhD, Senior Fellow, Manhattan Institute ...
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 ...
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 ...
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're amazed we have never before image-Googled the phrase "Emergency Room Billboard". Who hasn't, after all?
Anyway, a small sampling of the results concludes this post.
Note that, to a signpost, ...
In It’s The Delivery System: Primary Care for All, Shannon Brownlee and Michael Fine MD have made an empassioned, if insufficiently detailed, case for a marked expansion of US primary ...
Council Holds Hearing on Suburb/City Disparity in Retail Medical Clinics
While as we know 4th district Councilman Curtis Jones has latched onto an endlessly interesting interesting topic :) , I'm not ...
Okay, the clinic actually opened last November - but it's still news to plenty of people. Plus, it's on teevee!
Some that are, well, sort of imaginary....
Retail Clinics: Harvard Business Review Learns Howe
Retail clinics in New York: The Road Ahead?
ER visits up – ER facilities, down
MinuteClinic Redrawing the Retail Clinics Map (2nd in
RIGHT Is What, With THIS MinuteClinic Picture
Billboards Promise That Key ER Service Feature….Speed?
Are There Too Many Clinics Already?
Philadelphia Councilman Examines Suburb/City Clinics Disparity
MinuteClinic Opening New Locations in Unusual Places