"For nearly two decades, retail clinics have been filling the gaps in healthcare delivery and services for the estimated 40% to 60% of Americans without a primary care provider. ” - PwC.
Retail clinics are a convenient way for patients to visit a walk-in health care clinic. These clinics are located inside retail stores such as supermarkets and department stores. They are sometimes referred to as convenient care clinics. These clinics offer benefits similar to that offered by traditional clinics. Nurses and physician assistants usually staff them. Retail clinics provide medical services such as treatment for flu, cold, dehydration, fever, cough, diagnostic services, vaccination, laboratory tests, physiotherapy, and treatment for injuries.
The first retail facility opened in 2001 in Minnesota. Retail centers are encountering a praiseworthy development because of patient inclination for effective care choices, cost adequacy, mere availability, and different administrations advertised. Moreover, components adding to the growth of this market are an increment in the deficiency of essential care doctor, development in therapeutic services uses, and ascend in a rate of transmittable ailments.
ONEdir Clinics are providing treatment and management of chronic diseases such as asthma, diabetes, hypertension, and high cholesterol disorders, aesthetic clinics, etc. This factor is likely to propel the market growth during the forecast period.
The retail clinics market can are segmented by location, types of suppliers, and geography. Based on location, ONEdir Clinics are further segmented into stores, malls, and other retail locations.
Geographically, this market is further divided into North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Middle East Asia and Africa. North America accounted for a significant growth rate due to factors such as large population base turning toward convenience care, adoption of electronic medical and chart records and introduction of digital tools.
According to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), about 18 million adults suffered from asthma in 2012, which was one of the factors that had driven the growth of the retail clinics market.
South East Asia, Middle East, and Latin America are projected to be the potential markets shortly due to the higher adoption rate of retail clinics, the rise of disposable income, increase in disease burden, shortage of physicians, and ease of usage. ONEDIR Healthcare Group, a U.S. based organization, is aiming to open up retail clinics in India by 2017, which is estimated to enhance the growth of the market in this country.
With growing experience, ONEdir Clinics are expanding their services and experiment with new methods such as telemedicine integration, point-of-care technologies, and offering new services.
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