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.
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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 ...
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:
But the Camden Project that Atul Gawande muses on in his latest New Yorker reportage (-word abstract at the link; subscription or article purchase required to read the whole thing ...
So one would gather from examining the wind patterns of the recent flurry of news stories and media releases from clinics industry leaders on the topic. Most of these are ...
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 ...
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