Patient First Voted Best Workplace
June 21, 2019
https://www.washingtonpost.com/business/2019/06/21/many-dc-area-patient-first-has-become-their-medical-home-base/


Urgent Care Association Names New Board of Directors
May 13, 2019
https://www.ucaoa.org/About-UCA/Industry-News/ArtMID/10309/ArticleID/1040/Urgent-Care-Association-Names-New-President-Board-of-Directors-and-Fellows-at-Annual-Convention-Expo


Urgent Care Centers Eclipse 8,700 As Walgreens, CVS Emerge
February 25, 2019
https://www.forbes.com/sites/brucejapsen/2019/02/25/urgent-care-centers-hit-8700-as-big-players-walgreens-cvs-emerge/


‘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
https://directprimarycare.com/2019/06/19/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/


If CVS Bets Big on Urgent Care, Hospitals Should Worry
November 05, 2018
https://www.healthleadersmedia.com/strategy/if-cvs-bets-big-urgent-care-hospitals-should-worry


SIH, Marion Chamber host ribbon cutting at new urgent care work care clinic
Oct 26, 2018
https://thesouthern.com/news/local/communities/marion/sih-marion-chamber-host-ribbon-cutting-at-new-urgent-care/article_48798158-ef31-5f92-ba03-d32f9a6c3aa0.html


CMH's Maine Urgent Care will open Monday in Topsham
September 12, 2018
https://www.mainebiz.biz/article/cmhs-maine-urgent-care-will-open-monday-in-topsham


DocuTAP to Host Leaders in On-Demand Healthcare at 2018 User Conference
August 23, 2018
https://docutap.com/resources/2018/08/docutap-to-host-leaders-in-on-demand-healthcare-at-2018-user-conference/


Allina to expand its Twin Cities retail clinic network
August 22, 2018
http://www.startribune.com/allina-jumps-into-the-twin-cities-retail-clinic-market/491404781/


Patient Expectations Driving Growth in On-Demand Care
May 8, 2018
https://www.econotimes.com/Patient-Expectations-Driving-Growth-in-On-Demand-Care-1298156


The Disappearing Doctor: How Mega-Mergers Are Changing the Business of Medical Care
April 7, 2018
https://www.nytimes.com/2018/04/07/health/health-care-mergers-doctors.html


Urgent care centers grow in number, reach thanks to comprehensive capabilities, convenience, demand
March 12, 2018
https://www.healthcarefinancenews.com/news/urgent-care-centers-grow-number-reach-thanks-comprehensive-capabilities-convenience-millennial


Urgent Care Industry Hits $18 Billion As Big Players Drive Growth
February 23, 2018
https://www.forbes.com/sites/brucejapsen/2018/02/23/urgent-care-industry-hits-18b-as-big-players-drive-growth/#1b9146fc4d89


UnitedHealth and Walgreens are mixing urgent care with pharmacy
January 20, 2018
http://www.startribune.com/unitedhealth-and-walgreens-are-mixing-urgent-care-with-pharmacy/470175113/


CVS Tumbles on Amazon News but Analysts Say It Could Be a Positive
January 30, 2018
https://www.thestreet.com/story/14467600/1/amazon-s-alliance-with-jpmorgan-and-berkshire-will-disrupt-the-ecosystem.html


How Will Amazon Healthcare Alliance Affect You?
Jan 30, 2018
https://www.thestreet.com/video/14467814/how-will-amazon-healthcare-alliance-affect-you-.html


Privately Owned Urgent Care Operators Are Outpacing Hospitals
January 11, 2018
https://www.jucm.com/privately-owned-urgent-care-outpacing-hospitals/


Some Question CVS-Aetna Remodeling of Health Care
December 28, 2017
https://www.insurancejournal.com/news/national/2017/12/28/475434.htm


CVS-Aetna combination faces still business challenges
December 26 2017
https://www.healthdatamanagement.com/articles/cvs-aetna-combination-faces-still-business-challenges


Could Apple 'Disrupt' the Retail Healthcare Market?
Oct 17, 2017
https://www.thestreet.com/story/14345950/1/apple-would-have-trouble-penetrating-healthcare-even-with-clinic-acquisition.html


On-Demand Urgent Care with Tom Charland
August 31, 2017
http://shoutengine.com/CreatingaNewHealthcare/on-demand-urgent-care-with-tom-charland-42113


The doctor is in — the gym: Life Time plans more on-site clinics
Jul 26, 2017
https://www.bizjournals.com/twincities/news/2017/07/26/the-doctor-is-in-the-gym-life-time-plans-more-on.html


How digital innovations are improving consumer care access and satisfaction
July 17, 2017
https://www.beckershospitalreview.com/healthcare-information-technology/how-digital-innovations-are-improving-consumer-care-access-and-satisfaction.html


Patients are flocking to urgent-care clinics. Now hospitals are, too
May 15, 2017
https://www.modernhealthcare.com/article/20170515/NEWS/170519910/patients-are-flocking-to-urgent-care-clinics-now-hospitals-are-too


How One Medical turned doctors into designers
April 2017
https://www.zendesk.com/resources/how-one-medical-turned-doctors-into-designers/


Association Between the Opening of Retail Clinics and Low-Acuity Emergency Department Visits
April 2017
https://www.annemergmed.com/article/S0196-0644(16)30998-2/fulltext


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
https://www.darkdaily.com/unitedhealths-plans-to-build-more-medexpress-urgent-care-centers-is-a-sign-of-strong-consumer-demand-and-could-be-an-opportunity-for-clinical-laboratories-315/


How health plan and provider interaction affect customer satisfaction for plans
January 30, 2017
https://www.beckershospitalreview.com/patient-engagement/how-health-plan-and-provider-interaction-affect-customer-satisfaction-for-plans.html


Work Surrounding Evolution of Primary Care Physicians
December 12, 2016
https://www.pm360online.com/rowdmap-inc-featured-in-recently-published-article-in-merchant-medicine-report-for-work-surrounding-evolution-of-primary-care-physicians/


Retail clinics do not reduce ER visits for minor ailments
November 14, 2016
https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2016-11/rc-rcd110416.php


Manic marketing of premature flu shots
September 16, 2016
https://cmg625.com/tag/merchant-medicine/


Yes, It Is Possible To Get Your Flu Shot Too Soon
September 15, 2016
https://health.wusf.usf.edu/post/yes-it-possible-get-your-flu-shot-too-soon


The Fast Pace deal and the rise of urgent care: 7 things to know
August 25, 2016
https://www.beckershospitalreview.com/hospital-transactions-and-valuation/the-fast-pace-deal-and-the-rise-of-urgent-care-7-things-to-know.html


Data exchange rises in importance for urgent care providers
August 25 2016
https://www.healthdatamanagement.com/news/data-exchange-rises-in-importance-for-urgent-care-providers


Telemedicine boosts patient satisfaction at urgent care chain
April 19, 2016
https://www.healthdatamanagement.com/news/telemedicine-boosts-patient-satisfaction-at-urgent-care-chain


Why Hospitals Are Getting Into The Urgent Care Center Business
March 31, 2016
https://www.healthline.com/health-news/hospitals-getting-into-urgent-care-center-business#1


Wall Street Journal - Traditional Providers Get Into the Urgent-Care Game
March 23, 2016
http://on.wsj.com/1ZqsU9S


Urgent care centers increasingly popular with traditional providers
March 21, 2016
https://www.beckershospitalreview.com/hospital-physician-relationships/traditional-providers-increasingly-moving-into-urgent-care.html


Traditional Providers Get Into the Urgent-Care Game
March 20, 2016
https://www.wsj.com/articles/traditional-providers-get-into-the-urgent-care-game-1458525877


Retail clinics might be adding to nation’s medical costs
March 8, 2016
https://cmg625.com/tag/merchant-medicine/


Urgent Care Market Updates following ConvUrgentCare Symposium
February 3, 2016
http://www.forbes.com/sites/brucejapsen/2016/02/03/urgent-care-market-braces-for-cvs-and-walgreens-entry/


Creating a successful marriage between health care providers & insurers
December 10, 2015
https://www.thinkadvisor.com/2015/12/10/creating-a-successful-marriage-between-health-care/

Medicine Goes Retail
August 31, 2015
https://www.kornferry.com/institute/medicine-goes-retail


UnitedHealth's "Urgent" Strategy Is Paying Off
August 05, 2015
https://www.fool.com/investing/general/2015/08/05/unitedhealths-urgent-strategy-is-paying-off.aspx


Investors Taking Note Of Urgent Care Center Boom
July 23, 2015
http://www.forbes.com/sites/brucejapsen/2015/07/22/urgent-care-centers-grow-with-unitedhealth-blue-cross-stakes/


IDNs get serious about urgent care
July 2015
http://www.repertoiremag.com/national-urgent-care-convention.html


Target selling its pharmacies, clinics to CVS for $1.9 billion
June 15, 2015
http://www.startribune.com/target-selling-its-pharmacies-clinics-to-cvs-for-1-9-billion/307346171/


Urgent Care 2.0: New Entrants Help Spur the Evolution of an Old Model
May 12, 2015
https://www.hhnmag.com/articles/3496-urgent-care-2-0-new-entrants-help-spur-the-evolution-of-an-old-model


Walk-in clinics bring affordable, on-demand health care to the masses
May 07, 2015
https://www.mcclatchydc.com/news/nation-world/national/article24784225.html


Patient & Customer Perspectives on Walk-In Medicine
January 1, 2015
https://media.mcclatchydc.com/static/graphics/20150507-WalkInClinics/2015-1-26%20Merchant%20Medicine%20DX%20Marketing%20Consumer%20Survey%20January%202015.pdf


Retail clinics in rural areas would widen primary care
May 1, 2015
https://www.tennessean.com/story/news/health/2015/05/01/retail-clinics-rural-areas-widen-primary-care/26749893/


Retail Clinics Hit 10 Million Annual Visits But Just 2% Of Primary Care Market
April 23, 2015
http://www.forbes.com/sites/brucejapsen/2015/04/23/retail-clinics-hit-10-million-annual-visits-but-just-2-of-primary-care-market/


Retail Gets Some Respect
March 18, 2015
https://www.managedcaremag.com/archives/2015/3/retail-gets-some-respect


Why We're Picking Walmart and CVS Over Doctors' Offices
January 12, 2015
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2015/01/12/retail-clinics_n_6445506.html


Retail Clinics Offer New Competition
November 25, 2014
http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/835123


Wal-Mart's New Everyday Low Price: A $40 Doctor Visit
October 17, 2014
http://blogs.wsj.com/corporate-intelligence/2014/10/17/wal-marts-new-everyday-low-price-a-40-doctor-visit/


Ebola Preparedness Needed At Urgent Care Clinics
October 16, 2014
http://www.modernhealthcare.com/article/20141015/NEWS/310159939


CVS Stops Selling Tobacco Products/Changes Name
September 3, 2014
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/09/03/business/cvs-stores-stop-selling-all-tobacco-products.html


Walmart Wants To Be Your Doctor
August 14, 2014
http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/wonkblog/wp/2014/08/14/wal-mart-wants-to-be-your-doctor/


In Ambitious Bid, Walmart Seeks Foothold in Primary Care Services
August 8, 2014
http://mobile.nytimes.com/2014/08/08/business/in-ambitious-bid-walmart-seeks-foothold-in-primary-care-services.html

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

July 21, 2014

https://www.forbes.com/sites/briansolomon/2014/07/02/drive-thru-health-care-how-mcdonalds-inspired-an-urgent-care-gold-rush

Race Is On to Profit From Rise of Urgent Care
July 9, 2014
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/07/10/business/race-is-on-to-profit-from-rise-of-urgent-care.html

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

https://www.fool.com/investing/general/2014/07/06/how-urgency-will-save-hospitals.aspx


Urgent Care Opportunities Getting Scarce for Private Equity

June 30, 2014

https://blogs.wsj.com/privateequity/2014/06/30/urgent-care-opportunities-getting-scarce-for-private-equity/

Executive Who Led Wal-Mart Expansion Into Health Care Steps Down
April 14, 2014
http://online.wsj.com/news/articles/SB10001424052702303887804579501512716034866


Convergence Between Primary Care, Urgent Care and Retail Medicine
April 11, 2014
http://www.massache.org/uploads/Tom_Charland_ACHEofMA_2014_04_11.pdf


CVS Drives Retail Clinic Growth As Obamacare Launches
December 5, 2013
http://www.forbes.com/sites/brucejapsen/2013/12/05/cvs-drives-retail-clinic-growth-as-obamacare-launches/


25 Things to Know About Urgent Care
August 19, 2013
https://www.beckershospitalreview.com/lists/25-things-to-know-about-urgent-care.html


Retail Clinics as Competitors or Partners?
April 2013
http://www.healthleadersmedia.com/page-1/FIN-290890/Are-Retail-Clinics-Competitors-or-Potential-Partners


Walgreens/Take Care Primary Care Services
April 2013
http://www.kaiserhealthnews.org/Stories/2013/April/04/walgreens-primary-care-services.aspx


How Satisfied Are Hospital Systems with Their Ownership of Retail Clinics?/PRACTITIONER APPLICATION
April 2013
https://www.questia.com/library/journal/1P3-2960953361/how-satisfied-are-hospital-systems-with-their-ownership


10 Things Drug Stores Won't Tell You
March 16, 2013
http://online.wsj.com/news/articles/SB10001424127887324077704578360492527284364


Walmart Clinics Trail
February 2013
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2013-02-12/wal-mart-medical-clinics-trail-cvs-generating-39-growth-retail.html


Insurers turn to retail, urgent care clinics to keep members out of emergency rooms
January 28, 2013
https://www.drugstorenews.com/news/insurers-turn-retail-urgent-care-clinics-keep-members-out-emergency-rooms/


Urgent Care Centers Are Booming, Which Worries Some Doctors
September 17, 2012
https://khn.org/news/urgent-care-centers/


Convenience And Efficiency Fuel Boom In Retail Clinics
June 26, 2012
https://www.wbur.org/npr/155719915/convenience-and-efficiency-fuel-boom-in-retail-clinics

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

March 18, 2012

https://www.crainsnewyork.com/article/20120318/SUB/303189993/in-a-pinch-help-is-as-near-as-the-urgent-care-center