Retail health clinics keep expanding, despite critics

02/5/2007 | NYTimes.com

Retail-based health clinics, such as MinuteClinic, which are staffed by nurse practitioners, are filling a health care niche and offering a low-cost option for minor health problems. Critics say the clinics don't offer the kind of follow-up care needed and some insurers don't cover the visits, but clinic numbers are increasing. "Look at how everyone is talking about universal health care. ... Certainly these clinics could be part of the solution," one CareClinic executive said.

View Full Article in:

NYTimes.com

Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Health Care

Job Title Company Location
Field Representative-Oklahoma and Kansas
National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA)
Stop Loss Sales Executive
Blue Cross Blue Shield of MA
Boston, MA
Stop Loss Sales Executive
Blue Cross Blue Shield of MA
Boston, MA
Field Representative-Oklahoma and Kansas
National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA)
Paralegal, Legal-Regulatory
Confidential
Piscataway, NJ