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.
At 9:30 May 8, 2013, MinuteClinic's display for its new Tipp City Ohio location:
For the previous entry in this series, see.MinuteClinic STILL Redrawing the Retail Clinics Map (3rd in a ...
Some that are, well, sort of imaginary....
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 ...
No, we were not able to make Tom Charland's January event. And it wasn't because it was held in Minneapolis.
We wish we had been there. Tom is and has ...
Okay, the clinic actually opened last November - but it's still news to plenty of people. Plus, it's on teevee!
Reportedly for $790 million (Bloomberg 11/22/10). Political spinmeisters wasted no time identifying this as a harbinger of the endtimes for conventional health insurance as we have known it, a sign ...
The 3rd installment in Sean Deale's series of reports on retail clinics (Retail Clinics: The Evolution of CVS's Minute Clinic, Sean Deale, In-Store Trends, 5/9/12) zeroes in on industry leader ...
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 ...
Sorry, Johnson/Rockoff/Masters, California Healthcare Foundation, Mark Perry, et al - you are NOT on to any particular thing here, however much you wish it so.
MinuteClinic visits up + conventional visits ...
Bill requiring urgent care centers to post prices advances in Florida House
We like this commonsense requirement - but can we cynics just go ahead and call this the "Solantic's Built-in ...
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Call Me When You’re Ready (updated)
MinuteClinic Visits Up + Conventional Medical Visits Down
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