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More in-store clinics coming to Bartell Drugs

More in-store clinics coming to Bartell Drugs

SEATTLE — Bartell Drugs and health care and benefits provider Kaiser Permanente have opened the first of five CareClinic in-store clinics planned for this year. The Seattle-area drug chain said a CareClinic by Kaiser Permanente location opened Monday at 21615 Pacific Highway South in Des Moines, Wash. The new clinic will provide preventive health care

Retail clinic visitors tend to see doctor regularly

Retail clinic visitors tend to see doctor regularly

In recent years, physician groups have knocked the growth of retail health clinics as an encroachment on their turf. But health care market researcher Kalorama Information says that’s not necessarily the case. Consumers who have visited a retail clinic in the past year are much more apt to have seen a physician in that time

It’s a whole-store opportunity with retail clinics

It’s a whole-store opportunity with retail clinics

Retail competition continues to be fierce. According to Nielsen’s forecast, dollar sales are projected to grow only 0.9% in 2017, meaning that retailers will continue to fight each other over a pie that isn’t growing as much as they’d like. Therefore, they need to differentiate themselves from their competitors and gain more loyalty from their

In-store clinics catching on, studies find

In-store clinics catching on, studies find

NEW YORK — Findings from a pair of studies reveal positive trends for retail health clinics. A recent Harris Poll for Nielsen on patients visiting in-store clinics might hold vital information for retailers focusing on health and wellness, and a study conducted by the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association (BCBSA) found retail health clinic visits

Survey: Retail clinic patients may visit doctor’s office less

Survey: Retail clinic patients may visit doctor’s office less

NEW YORK — The convenience of in-store clinics may lead consumers to go to a doctor’s office less when they need primary health care, according to Kalorama Information’s “Retail Clinics 2015” report. The health care market researcher said Tuesday that of 2,000 adults surveyed, 53.5% said they were visiting the physician’s office less because of the presence of a