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 struggle to imagine a more auspicious foundation for conveying messages about the potential benefits of a robust health reform role for the convenient care sphere:
NY Times coverage of ...
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 ...
Most if not all of the leading observers of the retail clinics market have pointed to clinic alliances - with an assortment of retailers, with health systems, and with hospital ...
From the American Academy of Family Practitioners website: AAFP Board Revises Retail Clinic Policy (2/24/10: immediate access)
The AAFP Board of Directors has revised its official policy on retail health clinics ...
We don't know quite what to say, so we're not gonna bother trying just yet. What do you think?
Chaska emergency room will have no nearby hospital: Ridgeview Medical Center is ...
Twin Cities Pioneer Press's Chris Snowbeck reports today that
Robbinsdale-based North Memorial Health Care said Tuesday that it has closed its five remaining retail health clinics, including east metro locations ...
We arose today with ambitious plans to compose our thoughts about the National Public Radio story, and ensuing news stream, on the Health and Wellness Request For Information reportedly circulated ...
Several primary health innovations obsessives like ourselves have noted with interest the appearance of Trends in Retail Clinic Use Among the Commercially Insured (free registration/subscription required to download the 6-page ...
You'll find it on page 4 of Rand's Research Brief: Flattening the Trajectory of Health Care Spending:
Facilitate High-Value Innovation (Rand, 2012)
(Note that the graph is found, incongruously, under the heading ...
August 2 - 8 has been declared National Convenient Care Clinic Week in "recognition of the critical role retail clinics play in our very fractured healthcare system, and a nod ...
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