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 took a recent month of daily Healthcare 311 search activity and matched it with the 2007-2009 retail clinics visits data charted in the Mehrotra/Lave retail clinics visits study published ...
BrandWeek's playful take on retail clinics.
We feel their clinic counts are a bit light, and their concerns about Rx-milling essentially unfounded - but let's face it, the tiger-blooded one might ...
Health Affairs recently congratulated themselves, and justly so, for having published 2 of the Top 5 Most Influential Research Articles of 2010 in the eyes of the Robert Wood Johnson ...
Well, we gave it away in the headline, but we'll underscore it here anyway: you integrate health system components by "componentizing" them, and using standardized resources to connect with them ...
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 ...
Yes, we know this initiative is not specifically about retail clinics, or US-style convenient care, but we just think that it's incredibleness quotient is off the chain:
Containers Into Clinics
So too with fundamentally sound health care delivery concepts.
It goes without saying that we feel retail clinics pass the "fundamentally sound" test; we've posted about the limited but expanding available ...
...you know it when you see tweets like this:
Hmmm....Leading convenient care clinic's website is NOT mobile-optimized. Because why would people on the go expect to find retail clinic locations easily ...
...you have a week for it.
The Convenient Care Association, with The Drug Store News Group/Retail Clinician magazine announced that the week of August 2nd - 6th is henceforth to be ...
Workforce Management's Jeremy Smerd on employers' emerging approaches to integration of clinics - onsite and/or retail - to their health strategies. Good stuff:
Work-Site Clinics Gain Favor as Retail Sites Lag ...
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