Health Care on Aisle 7 : The Growing Phenomenon of Retail Clinics


Publication Date: January 2009

Publisher: RAND Corporation

Author(s): Ateev Mehrotra; Hangsheng Liu; John L. Adams; Margaret C. Wang; Judith Lave; N. Marcus Thygeson; Leif I. Solberg; Elizabeth A. McGlynn; Craig Pollack; Katrina Armstrong; Rena Rudavsky

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Type: Brief

Abstract:

Presents information on the growing phenomenon of retail medical clinics, the types of patients they serve and the types of care they provide, and whether some common claims about retail clinics are supported by evidence.