Clearly, you don’t need to live in the UK to find yourself exasperated by the working practices of doctors’ surgeries. And, across the pond, patients are voting with their feet.
The Huffington Post reports that Walgreens, CVS and Walmart are amongst retailers offering on-site, walk-in clinics.
We can’t see this remaining an American phenomenon.
It’s time for doctors around the world to take a long, hard look at how they offer services – and how they might reinvent their offer: before others do.