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UnitedHealth, Walgreens Partner To Put Urgent Care Next To Pharmacies

UnitedHealth, Walgreens Partner To Put Urgent Care Next To Pharmacies | Trends in Retail Health Clinics  and telemedicine | Scoop.it
UnitedHealth Group's MedExpress urgent care centers are connected to Walgreens drugstores in 16 locations in six states as part of a new pilot program.
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Amazon has quietly launched an exclusive line of over-the-counter health products

Amazon has quietly launched an exclusive line of over-the-counter health products | Trends in Retail Health Clinics  and telemedicine | Scoop.it
The products could spark a price war and put pressure on other store-brand profit margins.
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Telehealth, mHealth Integration Are Highlighted in New Partnerships

New telehealth deals show the emphasis being placed on integration of clinical and consumer platforms and the need to expand.
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Inclusion of Telemedicine to In-school Asthma Care Cuts Hospital Visits in Half

Inclusion of Telemedicine to In-school Asthma Care Cuts Hospital Visits in Half | Trends in Retail Health Clinics  and telemedicine | Scoop.it
Addition of telemedicine to in-school care provides national model for urban-based asthma treatment in children.
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mHealth: Changing the Dynamics of the Healthcare Ecosystem

mHealth: Changing the Dynamics of the Healthcare Ecosystem | Trends in Retail Health Clinics  and telemedicine | Scoop.it
mHealth devices and apps that continuously monitor patient symptoms and help with adherence also are likely to reshape medical practice – and with it the products pharma produce, writes Vicki Anastasi.
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Virtual Reality for Patient Care: The Cutting Edge & Lessons Learned with Brennan Spiegel - YouTube


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Virtual reality employed to distract from anxiety and pain. Patients report the virtual reality experience makes them forget their persistent anxiety and pain. 

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Insurer Humana pushes into delivery of health care

Insurer Humana pushes into delivery of health care | Trends in Retail Health Clinics  and telemedicine | Scoop.it
Humana will buy part of Kindred Healthcare's home health business, the latest example of a health insurer growing more involved in the delivery o
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The prospect of Amazon’s entry is a spur to a massive deal in health care

The prospect of Amazon’s entry is a spur to a massive deal in health care | Trends in Retail Health Clinics  and telemedicine | Scoop.it
“WE’RE bringing health care to where people live and work.” So declared Larry Merlo, chief executive officer of CVS Health, an American retail-pharmacy giant, on December 3rd, announcing a $69bn deal to buy Aetna, a health insurer.
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5 Reasons to Schedule a Check-In with a Primary Care Doctor – A Healthier Michigan

5 Reasons to Schedule a Check-In with a Primary Care Doctor – A Healthier Michigan | Trends in Retail Health Clinics  and telemedicine | Scoop.it
Keep your health in check by seeing your primary care doctor more often.
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Virtual doctor visits offer patients a convenient, low-cost option

Aurora and Froedtert Health now offer virtual visits for less than $50. So, too, do many other health systems throughout the state.
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HOW TECHNOLOGY TITANS ARE TACKLING A $3 TRILLION OPPORTUNITY “GOOGLE, AMAZON, AND APPLE MOVE INTO U.S. HEALTHCARE”

HOW TECHNOLOGY TITANS ARE TACKLING A $3 TRILLION OPPORTUNITY “GOOGLE, AMAZON, AND APPLE MOVE INTO U.S. HEALTHCARE” | Trends in Retail Health Clinics  and telemedicine | Scoop.it
Having transformed the way we connect, shop and entertain ourselves, Alphabet (parent company of Google), Amazon, and Apple are now making big bets on bringing transformative technology
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TECH | Apple explored buying two Concierge Medical-Clinic start-ups as part of a bigger push into health care — and more inquiries expected, according to CNBC Sources

TECH | Apple explored buying two Concierge Medical-Clinic start-ups as part of a bigger push into health care — and more inquiries expected, according to CNBC Sources | Trends in Retail Health Clinics  and telemedicine | Scoop.it
Apple was reportedly in talks to purchase Aliso Viejo, Calif.-based Crossover Health, a healthcare startup that works with self-insured employers to provide medical and wellness services at onsite clinics. The move heightens speculation about the tech giant's potential foray into the healthcare space, multiple sources familiar with the matter told CNBC. Negotiations between the two…
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Making Telemedicine More Attractive to Doctors

Making Telemedicine More Attractive to Doctors | Trends in Retail Health Clinics  and telemedicine | Scoop.it
Patients seem to like virtual visits, but why are some physicians reluctant?
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Why this telemedicine founder lived in a nursing home for 3 months

Why this telemedicine founder lived in a nursing home for 3 months | Trends in Retail Health Clinics  and telemedicine | Scoop.it
Timothy Peck, MD, took an unusual career path to found his telemedicine company, Call9 — he moved from Silicon Valley to a nursing home in New York, reports CNBC.
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Albertsons Sees Room In Supermarkets To Expand Rite Aid Clinics

Albertsons Sees Room In Supermarkets To Expand Rite Aid Clinics | Trends in Retail Health Clinics  and telemedicine | Scoop.it
Grocery store chain Albertsons and Rite Aid plan to add more retail health clinics into more supermarkets after their merger is finalized later this year.
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What are the Pros and Cons of Retail, Urgent Care Clinics?

What are the Pros and Cons of Retail, Urgent Care Clinics? | Trends in Retail Health Clinics  and telemedicine | Scoop.it
Retail and urgent care clinics do have many benefits that improve patient access to care. However, patients must be aware of the pitfalls of these clinics, too.
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VA Puts Telehealth to Work in ‘Anywhere to Anywhere’ Care Initiative

VA Puts Telehealth to Work in ‘Anywhere to Anywhere’ Care Initiative | Trends in Retail Health Clinics  and telemedicine | Scoop.it
The VA is moving ahead with plans to create a national telehealth and telemedicine platform capable of linking doctors to veterans in their homes.
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CVS-Aetna Combination Signals Coming Convergence of Health Care and Retail Real Estate

CVS-Aetna Combination Signals Coming Convergence of Health Care and Retail Real Estate | Trends in Retail Health Clinics  and telemedicine | Scoop.it
"The CVS/Aetna deal may be the start of 'the department store of health care,' said Mike Polachek, executive vice president at SRS Real Estate Partners. "In addition to their fleet of retail stores, I could see them opening selective stores in former large boxes and housing, in addition to their retail format adding an insurance…
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Smartphone Pics Help Docs ID Kids' Skin Condition - Drugs.com MedNews

Smartphone Pics Help Docs ID Kids' Skin Condition - Drugs.com MedNews | Trends in Retail Health Clinics  and telemedicine | Scoop.it
Parents can get a reliable diagnosis for their child s skin condition simply by taking a smartphone photo and sending it to a dermatologist, new research sugges
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What Health Care Designers Can Learn From the Retail Industry

What Health Care Designers Can Learn From the Retail Industry | Trends in Retail Health Clinics  and telemedicine | Scoop.it
There are more than 1,900 retail-based health facilities in the United States, and they treat more than 10 million people each year. The location factor — health care services set in a venue where consumers already go for everyday needs — certainly gives them leverage. But, as Sarah Bader, principal at architectural firm Gensler, writes in "Retail design strategies for health care," retail health providers have to find new ways to compete in a competitive marketplace. One way to do that, she says, is to create consumer-focused . . .
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HeyDoctor’s New Telemedicine App Allows Doctors to Prescribe Low-Cost Treatment Via Text

HeyDoctor’s New Telemedicine App Allows Doctors to Prescribe Low-Cost Treatment Via Text | Trends in Retail Health Clinics  and telemedicine | Scoop.it
HeyDoctor, a medical app has announced the launch of its telemedicine app that allows its doctors to prescribe low-cost treatment over text in minutes.
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Ada Health: doctors will legally have to use AI to diagnose

Ada Health: doctors will legally have to use AI to diagnose | Trends in Retail Health Clinics  and telemedicine | Scoop.it
Ada Health: doctors will legally have to use AI to diagnose. The German company raised $47M earlier this week to open its first office in the United States by Steven Loeb on November 03, 2017
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Innovations in primary care for underserved populations

Innovations in primary care for underserved populations | Trends in Retail Health Clinics  and telemedicine | Scoop.it
Lately, “innovation” is the buzz word that I am hearing most often at conferences and briefings and reading in medical journals . But wha
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Will Apple pursue a move into doctor services? - Pharmaphorum

Will Apple pursue a move into doctor services? - Pharmaphorum | Trends in Retail Health Clinics  and telemedicine | Scoop.it
Apple was in talks to buy health clinic start-up Crossover Health and approached primary care provider One Medical Group.
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