TITLE

RETAIL Ready

AUTHOR(S)
Lizuka, Izabella
PUB. DATE
February 2007
SOURCE
Managed Healthcare Executive;Feb2007, Vol. 17 Issue 2, p29
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the issues involving the growth of retail clinics in the U.S. According to some experts, the retail trend is being driven by the same forces driving consumer-directed healthcare and retail clinics often more clearly detail the complete cost of services and are located at sites that are more convenient to families. However, several physician organizations stressed their concerns that such growth might increase fragmentation of care and a lower quality of care.
ACCESSION #
24103854

 

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