Lizuka, Izabella
February 2007
Managed Healthcare Executive;Feb2007, Vol. 17 Issue 2, p29
Trade Publication
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.


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