Telemedicine and Healthcare Cloud Trends
“With the role of retail clinics expanding, the healthcare industry is entering into a dynamic period of change” – Rand Corporation
Retail health is changing the face of healthcare delivery by moving care outside the four walls of the hospital and offering care in drug store chains, grocery stores, and superstores. Retail health clinics are staffed by nurse practitioners who provide treatment for minor illnesses, preventative care and vaccinations.
Retail health is on the upswing — more and more people are choosing retail healthcare before seeking medical treatment in physician offices and hospitals. Global management consulting firm, Accenture, predicted that the number of walk-in retail clinics in the United States would almost double in 2015, to nearly 3,000.