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November 1, 2013

Kroger’s Little Clinic is on a growth path. The company is looking to open as many as 50 new retail-based health clinics next year, according to published reports, as part of a clear health care play the retailer is making in the midst of healthcare reform.

We’ve said it before and we’re saying it again: 2014 will be the year of the retail clinic. Kroger currently has about 106 clinic locations and, by the end of 2013, the company looks to have nearly 120 clinics across six states. Next year, as many as 50 additional clinics will open their doors, according to reports.

Kroger’s Little Clinic is on a growth path. The company is looking to open as many as 50 new retail-based health clinics next year, according to published reports, as part of a clear health care play the retailer is making in the midst of healthcare reform.

We’ve said it before and we’re saying it again: 2014 will be the year of the retail clinic.

November 2, 2012

More health insurers are credentialing nurse practitioners as primary care providers, but there is room for improvement, according to a recent national survey of health insurers.

PHILADELPHIA — More health insurers are credentialing nurse practitioners as primary care providers, but there is room for improvement, according to a recent national survey of health insurers.

The survey of health insurers, specifically Health Maintenance Organizations — conducted by the National Nursing Centers Consortium, a support organization for nurse-led care — found that 75% of HMOs credential with nurse practitioners as primary care providers, an increase over previous years.

April 25, 2011


ORLANDO, Fla. — Studies have indicated that the best people to get patients to adhere to their medication therapies are store pharmacists, while the second-best people are nurses. Thus, it’s only natural that getting nurses and pharmacists to collaborate will further improve adherence. The collaborative care track that The Drug Store News Group will introduce at the Retail Clinician Education Congress in August is a step in that direction.


September 12, 2010

This year’s third annual Retail Clinician Education Congress, which was held at the whimsically themed...

August 17, 2010

The Convenient Care Association and SMARTcare have teamed up to provide CCA member clinicians with...

BASKING RIDGE, N.J. The Convenient Care Association and SMARTcare have teamed up to provide CCA member clinicians with a counseling tool to educate patients about how to manage illnesses and conditions, SMARTcare announced.

The SMARTcare counseling tool provides convenient care operators and clinicians with a database of education on managing common illnesses and conditions, and a reference guide to over-the-counter medications to treat symptoms.

 

July 8, 2010

Retail Clinician, in conjunction with the Convenient Care Association, is putting out a call for...

NEW YORK Retail Clinician, in conjunction with the Convenient Care Association, is putting out a call for entries for the third annual Clinician Awards for Retail Excellence, which recognize outstanding achievements in patient care among nurse practitioners and physician assistants.

June 9, 2010

The Convenient Care Association has announced the creation of National Convenient Care Clinic Week, Aug....

NEW YORK The Convenient Care Association has announced the creation of National Convenient Care Clinic Week, Aug. 2 to 6, which will be held in conjunction with The Drug Store News Group/Retail Clinician magazine's annual Retail Clinician Education Congress.

"We are very excited to launch Convenient Care Week. Convenient care clinics and their providers are part of the solution to ensure that all Americans have access to quality primary care when and where they need it at a price they can afford," stated Tine Hansen-Turton, executive director of the CCA.