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.
Our three takeaways from this post featuring Forrester Research graph of smartphone users' most likely health care uses:
quickly now: which is the 2nd most-cited activity respondents mentioned using their ...
Sure, plenty of articles, news blurbs, tweets, and other stuff has been issued about personal health records (I'm blazing a new trail: The Term Doesn't Need Capitalizing Anymore. You read ...
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Video clip from WIFR Channel 23 in Rockford IL centers on a local Take Care Clinic:
[Take Care Nurse Practitioner] Donna Cox Rodriguez sees 20 patients a day, double the amount ...
Yesterday it was the state of Washington legislating a list of ER treatments for health conditions that it will no longer regard as compensable via its Medicaid program (Washington State ...
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 ...
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 ...
Euromonitor International has issued a nice summary of retail clinics' emergence, from a European perspective (Adding a Checkup to Your Shopping List: The Emergence of Retail Clinics, Euromonitor International, 12/28/11).
Specifically, a MinuteClinic, on Wednesday August 15:
(Click through to see the whole 6-picture series at Drug Store News)
...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 ...
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