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.
Critics: Emergency Department Wait Time Claims Unsubstantiated (Karen M. Cheung, FierceHealthcare, 12/22/11)
Elizabeth Dudek, head of Florida's Agency Health Care Administration, said she does not know of any studies that back ...
When the count topped 18, we stopped totting up the recent articles taking approving note of the 'sharp increase' in retail clinics visits uncovered by recent research from Dr. Ateev ...
Carrie Feibel adroitly documented the increasing difficulty Houstonians have scheduling prompt doctor visits in this recent NPR piece(In Houston, The Doctor Can’t See You Now,Carrie Feibel, KUHF Houston, 12/8/11), but ...
Nice ~ 4-minute-long clip of a MedPage Today news brief on MinuteClinic's emerging plans for delivering chronic care services:
The accompanying story at MedPage Today also references Take Care Health's chronic ...
This was our thought while checking up on the status of 4 new Florida Clinics At Walmart (did we get the pluralization right?), which were supposed to be opened as ...
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 ...
Reported in Drug Store News online April 5 (immediate access).
In conjunction with the purchase, The Little Clinic will apparently get littler:
In a statement sent to Drug Store News, The Little ...
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 ...
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 ...
Retail Health Clinics – Are Retailers missing the Mark in Hispanic Communities?, HispanicAd.com, March 14, 2012)
Retail chains trying to attract Hispanic shoppers should be encouraged, but they should also be ...
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