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Retail Clinics – Creative Innovation Taking Hold

Study Gives High Marks to Retailers’ Clinics 

Walk-in medical clinics run by CVS, Wal-Mart and other retailers provide care for routine illnesses that is as good as, and costs less than, similar care offered in doctors’ offices, hospital emergency rooms and urgent care centers, according to a new Rand Corp. study. The cost savings over emergency rooms, in particular, was quite dramatic. — September 15 (Washington Post)

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September 17, 2009 - Posted by | Creative disruption, healthcare |

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