Because the costs of health-care are rising, along with higher insurance deductibles and co-pays, the way medical services are being delivered is changing.
unlike hospital ERs and urgent care centers, retailers, such as grocery and drugstore chains, who operate in-store clinics are displaying pricing information upfront for consumers paying cash.
1. What are the benefits of these types of delivery changes for consumers?
2. What are the benefits of these types of delivery changes for physicians?
3. What is the current growth projection of these types of retail clinics for 2016?
Harris-Taylor, M. (2015) Clinics in stores, cash-only doctors shake up pricing. The Toledo Blade, June 22 (Retrievable online at http://www.toledoblade.com/Medical/2015/06/22/Clinics-in-stores-cash-only-doctors-shake-up-pricing.html)