retail clinic


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retail clinic

An outpatient clinic located in a grocery, drug store, retail store, or supermarket. It provides a focused range of protocol-driven health care services, such as the treatment of minor illnesses or injuries, and the administration of vaccinations.
See also: clinic
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9 billion for pharmacies inside Target stores Retail clinics fight tetanus vaccination gap
Research has shown that when people find it easier to go to a retail clinic, they raise their threshold for what they go to the doctor for.
Having the retail clinics as an access point for urgent and primary care services also could free up physicians" time to manage chronic diseases, Dr.
Millions of Americans enter pharmacies every week, and an estimated 30% of the population lives within a 10-minute drive of a retail clinic.
The retail clinic - the first in PeaceHealth's three-state system, opened in late 2009 and isn't yet profitable, PeaceHealth officials said.
Section III recommends regulation seeking to specify physician oversight of the retail clinic staff as well as regulation which ensures sufficient hygiene.
The authors found that women and high-income individuals accounted for the greatest number of retail clinic episodes.
By law, a nurse practitioner who prescribes medication within a retail clinic inside a drugstore cannot lead the consumer toward purchasing a certain brand of medicine.
Eighty percent of respondents who have used a retail clinic were satisfied with the experience: a rate that rose with increasing age and level of education.
The survey found that 54% of those with a regular doctor are more likely to visit a retail clinic than those who have not seen a doctor within the past year.
The researchers found, to their surprise, that an increase in retail clinic penetration appeared to have little or no effect on emergency room use.
Patients with one or more chronic conditions can seek care from the nearest retail clinic.