Many clinic patients referred to specific practice, physician

April 30, 2007

The study of 600 retail clinic users and 900 potential users found that strong referral networks are now forming among retail clinics and traditional healthcare systems operating around them.

Nearly 50% of retail clinic patients needing a referral for follow-up care are being sent to a specific practice or physician by name, according to Market Strategies Inc.'s "2007 MSInsight: Retail Clinic Revolution" study. The study of 600 retail clinic users and 900 potential users found that strong referral networks are now forming among retail clinics and traditional healthcare systems operating around them.

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