In all the discussions I’ve had about the changing face of primary care, the merging of services under the concept of “integrated care” is usually the focus of the conversation. But there is another change in the market that will be equally—and possibly more—disruptive to the idea of business as usual. That disruption is the expanding footprints of retail clinics, in terms of both the desire for service co-location and the center for care coordination.
First, there are more retail health locations now than ever, with an estimated 2,800 clinics in the U.S. in . . .