Study Finds Nearby Retail Clinics Don’t Drive Down ER Visits

(By Michelle Andrews for Kaiser Health News)

Even if there’s a retail health clinic less than a 10-minute drive away, consumers are just as likely to go to the emergency department for low-level problems like bronchitis or urinary tract infections, a recent study found. Continue reading article here…

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