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 applaud Memphis Business Group on Health for posting a comment & link to Workforce Magazine's February article on clinics (Work-Site Clinics Gaining Favor Over Retail Clinics, 4/25/10). However, ...
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The perceptive Sandra Yin published her last editorial for FierceHealthcare last Friday. Her parting observations, titled How Boundary-Breaking Disruptive Healthcare Gets It Right (Sandra Yin, FierceHealthcare, 2/25/11) focused ...
In the wake of Robert Capps' Wired piece on the Good Enough Revolution, the September 21 NY Times Idea of The Day noted that "cheap, fast, simple tools are suddenly ...
Stories abound about the trending closure of emergency rooms and departments across the country. The New York Times covers it in the context of the closure of Manhattan's St Vincent's ...
Anyone keeping tabs on developments in the clinics space -whether retail, urgent, walk-in, or onsite/workplace - knows that news travels - well, let's call it "at a stately pace". There's ...
QuickCheck CEO Tom Henke provides you a quick briefing, and the Internet with attention-getting convenient care media:
QuickCheck video can be found at World Congress's handy, informative Affordable Health Care ...
Retail clinics provide convenience, but doctors see problems (Laura Unger, Louisville Courier Journal, 1/19/11)
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