Advisory Board May 24, 2023

Over the last few years, many retailers have entered the healthcare industry, with an emphasis on providing consumers with more widespread and convenient services — a development that industry experts say traditional providers need to pay more attention to going forward, Caroline Hudson writes for Modern Healthcare.

How retailers are disrupting healthcare

“Healthcare is increasingly becoming a consumer-led industry, where patients want better care and more choices,” Hudson writes, and this is allowing retailers, which range from drugstore chains to discount superstores, to disrupt the industry.

“It really goes back to servicing the consumer,” said Corey Tarlowe, an equity research analyst at Jefferies. “Especially in today’s world, [people] want the marrying of two concepts: They want...

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