Workplace & Retail Clinic Bulletin
          Workplace & Retail Clinic Bulletin                                             June 2016


  Sponsor Message
"This is a perfect year for employers to start thinking about the balance of short-term costs and long-term savings and how they can accelerate that in the right direction. It's far more efficient for your employee to go to a retail health center now than an ER later."
Benjamin Isgur, Director, PwC's Health Research Institute
The number of walk-in retail clinics will rise to 2,400 by the end of this year and will exceed 2,800 by 2017. Retail clinics, will have a capacity for 25 million patient visits in 2017, up from 16 million in 2014.

Source: Accenture
  Retail Clinics Drive New Healthcare Utilization and That's Good!
Lexology, June 23, 2016 

Retail clinics are convenient - they're also driving up health spending
NBC, June 21, 2016

St. Francis Fast Care Provides Supermarket Convenience
Hartford Currant, June 20, 2016

Retail Healthcare Transforms as Patients Seek Alternative Healthcare Options
Frost & Sullivan, June 7, 2016

Telemedicine Kiosks in the Workplace Helping Diagnose Employees Faster, Cheaper
EMSWorld, June 21, 2016

Despite losing Walgreens and ASU contracts, Theranos has growth plans (Video)
BizJournals, June 17, 2016 

HealthshareTV video 
Retail Clinics are Convenient, Reliable, and Kind of Affordable
  Retail Clinics are Convenient, Reliable, and Kind of Affordable  

Aaron and his wife both work. When one of their kids wakes up complaining of a sore throat, they begin a ritual staredown to determine which of them is going to have to wait for the doctor's office to open, call them, wait on hold, schedule an appointment, take off work, pick the kid up from school, etc.


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