Beyond the Gift Shop: Boost Revenue, Your Brand, and Patient Satisfaction - A must have book for healthcare executives

Minneapolis, MN, October 29, 2008 – Mindy Thompson-Banko, Simply Retail’s Founder and President, in collaboration with Health Administration Press, a division of American College of Healthcare Executives, will be publishing a book titled Beyond the Gift Shop: Boost Revenue, Your Brand, and Patient Satisfaction with Strategic Hospital Retail. The book is set to be released in December 2008.


Beyond the Gift Shop is a “must have” for any healthcare or hospital executive. It contains concrete facts and frank advice on how to create a retail store within your healthcare facility. It explains why supplying patients with retail products is a solid business strategy, which generates new revenue for the hospital or health system as well as provides convenience and care for the patients.


There is still plenty of time to become eligible for a discount on this new book. Contact Jenna Johnson at [email protected] for more information.   


About Health Administration Press

Health Administration Press is a division of the Foundation of the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE). Founded in 1972 with support from the W. K. Kellogg Foundation, Health Administration Press has grown from a small office on the campus of the University of Michigan to one of the largest publishers of books and journals on all aspects of health services management, including textbooks for use in undergraduate and graduate courses. Now located in downtown Chicago, the Press also publishes two journals, the Journal of Healthcare Management and Frontiers of Health Services Management, and produces courses for the ACHE Self-Study Program.


About the Author
Mindy Thompson-Banko is the voice of Healthcare Retail. She is the leader, pioneer and catalyst behind the concept. In 1994, Thompson-Banko founded Simply Retail. In 1999, she chose to solely focus on the healthcare industry. Her passion for retail and love of the business launched the Healthcare Retail movement, and has defined the standard for retail excellence. Thompson-Banko has consulted with thousands of healthcare leaders across the United States about the opportunities retail provides. She has been an advisor to healthcare CEOs and senior executives on almost 100 major retail initiatives.