Entries from HEALTH LAW SECTION BLOG tagged with 'retail clinics'

Wal-Mart Leans Toward Co-Branded Retail Clinics

Yahoo! News reports: Wal-Mart Stores Inc. will open its first in-store medical clinics under its own brand name after leasing space in dozens of stores to outside companies that operate the quick-service health stops. . . . Now Wal-Mart has...

Retail Clinic Chain Closes Stores

Today's New York Times reports: CheckUps, a start-up operator of walk-in medical clinics, has shut down 23 of the clinics operating in Wal-Mart stores in Florida and three other Southern states. CheckUps, based in New York, fell behind in paying...

Boston Mayor: "Allowing retailers to make money off of sick people is wrong"

The Mayor of Boston has launched a public campaign against in-store retail clinics. Menino blasted state regulators for paving the way Wednesday for the in-store clinics, which are designed to provide treatment for sore throats, poison ivy, and other minor...

Medical Centers Catching Retail Clinic Wave

Here's a bit from the Minnneapolis Star-Tribune: Far from its world-renowned Rochester campus, the Mayo Clinic is conducting an intriguing research project in a low-slung Albert Lea mall, right next to a nail salon. The ALMC Express Care clinic in...

FTC Likes Massachusetts Retail Clinic Regs

The US Federal Trade Commission released comments October 2nd on proposed regulations governing retail health clinics in Massachusetts. Here's a bit from the FTC's press release: The FTC staff comments state that such clinics might expand access to basic health...

A New Twist on Retail Clinics

A new breed of retail clinics is springing up in Chicago. Here's the twist, as reported in the Chicago Tribune: Unlike the burgeoning number of retail clinics that are largely staffed by advanced-degree nurses known as nurse practitioners, Medical Marts...

American Medical Association Cautious About Redi-Clinics

Despite being urged by some of its membership to call for an outright ban on retail-based redi-clinics, the American Medical Association has called for an "investigation" into conflicts of interest inherent in retail/provider partnerships. Specifically, AMA voted to: ask the...

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