Among visits for antibiotic-inappropriate respiratory diagnoses, antibiotic prescribing was highest in urgent care centers, followed by emergency departments, medical offices and retail clinics
"This finding is important because urgent care and retail clinic
markets are growing."
When it didn't subside, and her ability to function socially was compromised, she called to check the neighborhood retail clinic
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.
of the areas of outreach needed to direct residents toward alternative resources for nonurgent medical needs (e.g., urgent care, primary care, retail clinics
Millions of Americans enter pharmacies every week, and an estimated 30% of the population lives within a 10-minute drive of a retail clinic
. Compared to healthcare settings and conventional HIV testing sites, these locations may provide an environment that is more comfortable for persons who may be anxious about seeking an HIV test.
The retail clinic
- the first in PeaceHealth's three-state system, opened in late 2009 and isn't yet profitable, PeaceHealth officials said.
(17) From its modest start, QuickMedX grew to become MinuteClinic, which is now wholly owned by CVS and is the leader in the retail clinic
The authors found that women and high-income individuals accounted for the greatest number of retail clinic
Following its analysis of retail clinic
companies, started in 2005, the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) released a list of "desired attributes" that it hoped would provide base standards for care that would protect patients visiting these clinics.
market is on target to surpass sales of $7.3 billion by 2025, according to Grand View Research.