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.
Urgent care chain Solantic has recently overhauled its website, and it is improved by several orders of magnitude.
One thing its home page now features, prominently, is MySpot, one of its ...
I mean, when I look at the map of community health center locations provided in this New England Journal of Medicine article: (Health Care Reform and Primary Care — The ...
A 2/26/10 story in the Houston Business Journal quotes RediClinic CEO Web Golinkin declaring that the pioneering retail clinic operator is prepared to open "a meaningful number" of new clinics ...
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 ...
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 ...
Scattergood Foundation Design Challenge Winner to Bring Mental Health Services to Retail Clinics (Kristen Gillette, Philadelphia Generocity, 4/10/14)
The Thomas Scattergood Behavioral Health Foundation, a Quaker-based, philanthropic, grant-making foundation working to ...
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 ...
...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 ...
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