Workplace & Retail Clinic Bulletin
          Workplace & Retail Clinic Bulletin                                             September 2017
     

Milliman Research: 2017 U.S. Organ and Tissue Transplant Costs

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"These findings suggest retail clinics do not trim medical spending, but instead may drive it up modestly because they encourage people to use more medical services... Retail clinics do offer benefits such as easier access to medical care, but the widely expected cost savings may not be realized."
-Ateev Mehrotra, MD, associate professor, Harvard Medical School; adjunct researcher, RAND Corporation
 
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"Since it was established in 2006, Project Health has delivered more than $117 million in free health care services to more than 887,000 people, many of whom lack access to preventive care."

Source: CVS Health
   
News 
  Generic Pricing Lawsuit Against CVS Dropped; Walgreens Suit Stands
Modern Medicine, September 19, 2017

Walgreens Said to Tweak Rite Aid Deal to Gain U.S. Approval
Bloomberg, September 18, 2017

Kaiser Permanente and Target to Open 31 More Retail Clinics in Southern CA
Kaiser Permanente, September 14, 2017

CVS Pharmacy Addressing Access, Affordability with Annual Free Health Screening
CVS Health, September 6, 2017

Franciscan Health and CVS MinuteClinics form clinical partnership
Franciscan Health Press Release, August 24, 2017

   
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CVS Pharmacy To Limit Opioid Prescriptions
 
  CVS Pharmacy To Limit Opioid Prescriptions

NBC Nightly News: One of the country's biggest pharmacy's will begin restricting opioid prescriptions for short-term pain management in an effort to help stem the national painkiller crisis.

 

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Rite Aid: 6 Key Focus Areas For Business Growth

1. Build a management team for the future.

2. Redefine and enhance the customer and patient experience.

3. click to continue

Source: Drug Store News, September 28, 2017

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Blogs
What is the Difference Between Urgent Care, Retail Health Clinics?
Patient Engagement HIT, September 19, 2017

Supermarket Wellness Watch: Data shows breadth of retailer health commitments
Drug Store News, September 22, 2017

 
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