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.
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 ...
The Fast Money fast talkers are slow learners when it comes to retail clinics & convenient care. In fact, this clip suggests they have learned nothing whatsoever about the industry ...
I'm posting this to remind myself to get around eventually to addressing what Twitter, Google applications, and other things internet/telecom have to do with retail clinics, and vice versa.
We're fans of developments in mobile health.
We know firsthand that the geography of "where is care?" plays a key role in health care, and that making it easier for people ...
Last week, Accenture issued a modest 4-page report on the state of retail clinics, which included a matter-of-fact forecast of growth in the numbers of clinics through 2015: (Retail medical ...
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 ...
Last Thursday we posted a screen cap of a California MinuteClinic location that had apparently set down in Florida.
Today, we have for your viewing contemplation a new Florida MinuteClinic ...
No elegant theme here, just examples of health care providers large & small, celebrated & anonymous, trying different approachs to deliver fundamental health care in more effective ways. Retail clinics ...
Health systems and retail clinics operators continue to announce affiliation agreements. Here's news of the latest one:
MinuteClinic and Emory Healthcare Announce Clinical Affiliation: Agreement Includes Electronic Medical Record Integration and ...
We're somewhat embarrassed to say we've never heard of ZoomCare until last Thursday.
ZoomCare, a cluster of 4 (soon to be 6) clinics in & around Portland, Oregon, is a mixed-clinician ...
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