Getting the Best Medical Care: a Newsletter from Patrick Malone - June 2012

In This Issue:

- How Good Is Health Care Delivered In Retail Stores

- Why We Need Retail Clinics

- Saving Money by Knowing the Cost

- Coordinating Care Is Key to High Quality

- More Tips for Making the Most of Retail Care

- Check Out Our Previous Tips

Excerpt from How Good Is Health Care Delivered in Retail Stores?

Your introduction to "shopping mall" medicine might have been at the supermarket, where a nurse was offering flu shots next to the cantaloupes. Or you got your blood pressure checked at the drugstore in a nook next to the pharmacy. Maybe you had your sore throat examined after work at a CVS "MinuteClinic."

More and more Americans are using walk-in clinics for problems

as varied as sore throats, ear infections and urinary tract infections. These clinics sell convenience, but quality too, we hope. So this month's issue examines the growing trend of retail medicine and how you can get the best and safest care in these settings.

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