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.
We enjoyed this article from the northern Ohio News Herald:
A Surprise To Many, Walk-in Clinic Inside Drugstore Looks to Fill a Need
"I worked for Mentor Police Department for 20 years ...
...you have a week for it.
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The retail clinics research machine that is Ateev Mehrotra MD is out with some work that we feel is not up to the standards of his previous efforts:
Sociodemographic Characteristics of ...
A HUGE amount - maybe as much as one-third - of writing about the crying need for health reform in the US is devoted to how much money we waste ...
Video clip from WIFR Channel 23 in Rockford IL centers on a local Take Care Clinic:
[Take Care Nurse Practitioner] Donna Cox Rodriguez sees 20 patients a day, double the amount ...
John Stossel lends his 'brand' to retail clinics emergence, in this brief post to his Fox Business blog: The Silent Market-Based Evolution (3/11/10; immediate access).
It concludes, somewhat randomly, by approvingly ...
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