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Fottler, Myron D
The retail revolution in health care / Myron D. Fottler and Donna M. Malvey
Santa Barbara, Calif. : Praeger, c2010
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 4th Floor  RA395.A3 F683 2010    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Health care reform -- United States
Medical care, Cost of -- United States
Medical economics -- United States
Clinics -- United States
Patient satisfaction -- United States
Physical Description 235 p. : ill. ; 25 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Introduction: Welcome to the revolution -- What's wrong with health care today? -- The top ten consumer health care hassles -- Retail-based health care clinics : a "disruptive innovation" -- The retail clinic -- Retail clinic demographics and performance -- The impact of retail clinics on other stakeholders -- The business of health care -- The globalization of health care -- Future predictions and implications of retail clinics for all stakeholders
Review "The Retail Revolution in Health Care presents an overview of the retail health trend and its implications for consumers, employers, health care providers, health care companies, insurers, and health policy-makers." "The authors examine the phenomenon of retail health care from an entrepreneurial perspective, discussing the growth of retail care beyond traditional retail establishments and possible performance indicators to assess health outcomes. They report on the differing perspectives of retail care from a variety of experts, including doctors, nurses, patients, and insurers. Finally, they address business realities in the United States and globally as they affect the clinics. Retail clinics will almost certainly play a key role as either an alternative to national health insurance or a component of health reform. This important book explores their part in furthering the availability of health care for all Americans."--BOOK JACKET
Alternate Author Malvey, Donna M

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