Merchant Medicine in the News

Patient First Voted Best Workplace
June 21, 2019

Urgent Care Association Names New Board of Directors
May 13, 2019

Urgent Care Centers Eclipse 8,700 As Walgreens, CVS Emerge
February 25, 2019

‘Remember that urgent care is nothing more than a carve-out of primary care medicine at one end and emergency departments at the other. Retail clinics are also a carve-out of primary care, but also a carve-out of urgent care. It’s hard to separate them based on their scope of services.’
December 6, 2018

If CVS Bets Big on Urgent Care, Hospitals Should Worry
November 05, 2018

SIH, Marion Chamber host ribbon cutting at new urgent care work care clinic
Oct 26, 2018

CMH's Maine Urgent Care will open Monday in Topsham
September 12, 2018

DocuTAP to Host Leaders in On-Demand Healthcare at 2018 User Conference
August 23, 2018

Allina to expand its Twin Cities retail clinic network
August 22, 2018

Patient Expectations Driving Growth in On-Demand Care
May 8, 2018

The Disappearing Doctor: How Mega-Mergers Are Changing the Business of Medical Care
April 7, 2018

Urgent care centers grow in number, reach thanks to comprehensive capabilities, convenience, demand
March 12, 2018

Urgent Care Industry Hits $18 Billion As Big Players Drive Growth
February 23, 2018

UnitedHealth and Walgreens are mixing urgent care with pharmacy
January 20, 2018

CVS Tumbles on Amazon News but Analysts Say It Could Be a Positive
January 30, 2018

How Will Amazon Healthcare Alliance Affect You?
Jan 30, 2018

Privately Owned Urgent Care Operators Are Outpacing Hospitals
January 11, 2018

Some Question CVS-Aetna Remodeling of Health Care
December 28, 2017

CVS-Aetna combination faces still business challenges
December 26 2017

Could Apple 'Disrupt' the Retail Healthcare Market?
Oct 17, 2017

On-Demand Urgent Care with Tom Charland
August 31, 2017

The doctor is in — the gym: Life Time plans more on-site clinics
Jul 26, 2017

How digital innovations are improving consumer care access and satisfaction
July 17, 2017

Patients are flocking to urgent-care clinics. Now hospitals are, too
May 15, 2017

How One Medical turned doctors into designers
April 2017

Association Between the Opening of Retail Clinics and Low-Acuity Emergency Department Visits
April 2017

UnitedHealth’s Plans to Build More MedExpress Urgent Care Centers Is a Sign of Strong Consumer Demand and Could Be an Opportunity for Clinical Laboratories
March 15, 2017

How health plan and provider interaction affect customer satisfaction for plans
January 30, 2017

Work Surrounding Evolution of Primary Care Physicians
December 12, 2016

Retail clinics do not reduce ER visits for minor ailments
November 14, 2016

Manic marketing of premature flu shots
September 16, 2016

Yes, It Is Possible To Get Your Flu Shot Too Soon
September 15, 2016

The Fast Pace deal and the rise of urgent care: 7 things to know
August 25, 2016

Data exchange rises in importance for urgent care providers
August 25 2016

Telemedicine boosts patient satisfaction at urgent care chain
April 19, 2016

Why Hospitals Are Getting Into The Urgent Care Center Business
March 31, 2016

Wall Street Journal - Traditional Providers Get Into the Urgent-Care Game
March 23, 2016

Urgent care centers increasingly popular with traditional providers
March 21, 2016

Traditional Providers Get Into the Urgent-Care Game
March 20, 2016

Retail clinics might be adding to nation’s medical costs
March 8, 2016

Urgent Care Market Updates following ConvUrgentCare Symposium
February 3, 2016

Creating a successful marriage between health care providers & insurers
December 10, 2015

Medicine Goes Retail
August 31, 2015

UnitedHealth's "Urgent" Strategy Is Paying Off
August 05, 2015

Investors Taking Note Of Urgent Care Center Boom
July 23, 2015

IDNs get serious about urgent care
July 2015

Target selling its pharmacies, clinics to CVS for $1.9 billion
June 15, 2015

Urgent Care 2.0: New Entrants Help Spur the Evolution of an Old Model
May 12, 2015

Walk-in clinics bring affordable, on-demand health care to the masses
May 07, 2015

Patient & Customer Perspectives on Walk-In Medicine
January 1, 2015

Retail clinics in rural areas would widen primary care
May 1, 2015

Retail Clinics Hit 10 Million Annual Visits But Just 2% Of Primary Care Market
April 23, 2015

Retail Gets Some Respect
March 18, 2015

Why We're Picking Walmart and CVS Over Doctors' Offices
January 12, 2015

Retail Clinics Offer New Competition
November 25, 2014

Wal-Mart's New Everyday Low Price: A $40 Doctor Visit
October 17, 2014

Ebola Preparedness Needed At Urgent Care Clinics
October 16, 2014

CVS Stops Selling Tobacco Products/Changes Name
September 3, 2014

Walmart Wants To Be Your Doctor
August 14, 2014

In Ambitious Bid, Walmart Seeks Foothold in Primary Care Services
August 8, 2014

Drive-Thru Health Care: How McDonald's Inspired An Urgent Care Gold Rush

July 21, 2014

Race Is On to Profit From Rise of Urgent Care
July 9, 2014

How Urgency Will Save Hospitals: Hospital operators including HCA (HCA) and Tenet Healthcare (THC) are opening urgent care centers to fend off competition from CVS Caremark's (CVS) MinuteClinics and Humana's Concentra.

July 6, 2014

Urgent Care Opportunities Getting Scarce for Private Equity

June 30, 2014

Executive Who Led Wal-Mart Expansion Into Health Care Steps Down
April 14, 2014

Convergence Between Primary Care, Urgent Care and Retail Medicine
April 11, 2014

CVS Drives Retail Clinic Growth As Obamacare Launches
December 5, 2013

25 Things to Know About Urgent Care
August 19, 2013

Retail Clinics as Competitors or Partners?
April 2013

Walgreens/Take Care Primary Care Services
April 2013

How Satisfied Are Hospital Systems with Their Ownership of Retail Clinics?/PRACTITIONER APPLICATION
April 2013

10 Things Drug Stores Won't Tell You
March 16, 2013

Walmart Clinics Trail
February 2013

Insurers turn to retail, urgent care clinics to keep members out of emergency rooms
January 28, 2013

Urgent Care Centers Are Booming, Which Worries Some Doctors
September 17, 2012

Convenience And Efficiency Fuel Boom In Retail Clinics
June 26, 2012

In a pinch, help is as near as the urgent-care center

March 18, 2012