The Retail Healthcare Arms Race
Building a Consumer-Centric Health Ecosystem
Estimated Read Time: 9 Minutes
Explore the potential of CVS, Walgreens, and Amazon, boasting a collective 23,000+ locations. Discover how these industry giants are strategically leveraging their expansive reach, existing foot-traffic, and strong brand recognition to provide a level of access that traditional healthcare providers can only dream about.
This goes well beyond their physical presence. Unsatisfied with a primarily clinic-centered model, leading drugstore chains and major retailers are reshaping healthcare provision. They’re become significant forces in revolutionizing of non-acute healthcare and wellness services, and are ushering in a new era of convenient and accessible care to a huge portion of the US.
Behind the scenes, the acquisitions and market movements of these companies suggest a fierce arms race to establish comprehensive networks of access catering to a variety of non-acute needs. This “holy grail” of access places consumers at the center of a plethora of everyday health services and touchpoint options, while providing easy, tech-enabled tools to remove friction points in the process.
The consumer-driven retail healthcare ecosystem of the future is in development and promises to be an exciting race for consumer trust, ease, and utilization, with the US healthcare system sure to be very different as a result. Download the full PDF to dive into:
- The key players in the retail health movement
- Comprehensive analysis of strategic maneuvers propelling each player toward a holistic access network for their valued customers customers
Download the complete PDF now and gain insight into the dynamic world of retail health.
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