Wk 4 – Summative Assessment: Interacting with Health Care Consumers

Assignment Content

The focus of this assignment is to consider how consumer demographics and health care marketing plays a role in consumer selection of health care resources.

Select 1 of the following in your community or surrounding area:

Walk-in clinic, such as an urgent care facility
Retail clinic in your local grocery store or retail pharmacy
No appointment physician’s office
Research the market of this facility. Consider the following as you complete your research:

Demographics of the consumers who use the facility selected.
The location of the facility selected.
The marketing used to bring in consumers to the facility selected.
Write a 700- to 1,050-word paper that analyzes the market perspective of the facility selected. Ensure you:

Describe the location and facility selected.
Analyze the cultural and generational demographics of the consumers who use the selected facility. 
Analyze the marketing approach used for the facility.
Consider the targeted audience of the facility based on the demographics of the consumers who use the facility.
Consider whether marketing techniques can be the same when marketing to different demographics.
Cite at least 1 peer-reviewed, scholarly, or similar reference.

Format your assignment according to APA guidelines.