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Brad Fluegel

Walgreens, VA, VFW ally on mental health care for veterans

Walgreens, VA, VFW ally on mental health care for veterans

WASHINGTON — Walgreens is collaborating with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the U.S. (VFW) to help improve mental health care for veterans. Under the agreement, Walgreens, VA and VFW will work together to reach veterans in communities nationwide with targeted initiatives to address mental health awareness

Express Scripts forms partnership to reduce drug costs

Express Scripts forms partnership to reduce drug costs

ST. LOUIS — Express Scripts Inc. has launched Inside Rx, a partially owned subsidiary applying the pharmacy benefit manager’s purchasing power to make branded and generic medications more affordable. Express Scripts said Monday that Inside Rx is partnering with pharmacy pricing comparison service GoodRx to deliver average savings of more than one-third on prescription drugs

Walgreens teams up with university health system

DEERFIELD, Ill. — Walgreens and the University of Miami Health System have announced a collaboration focused on delivering coordinated clinical care and pharmacy excellence to patients across South Florida. As part of the agreement, UHealth — the University of Miami Health System, will manage and provide all clinical services at 17 Walgreens Healthcare Clinics insides

Walgreens shifts clinics in South Florida to UHealth

Walgreens shifts clinics in South Florida to UHealth

DEERFIELD, Ill. — In its latest retail clinic partnership, Walgreens is transitioning 17 Healthcare Clinics in South Florida to the University of Miami Health System (UHealth). Walgreens also said Wednesday that it will soon open pharmacies at three UHealth facilities and serve as the exclusive retail pharmacy provider. UHealth will manage and provide all clinical

Pharmacies advise seniors on Medicare Part D plans

NEW YORK — Pharmacy retailers are busy informing the public about Medicare Part D prescription drug plans (PDPs). Enrollment for the 2017 plan year began October 15 and extends through December 7. For example, CVS Pharmacy is offering an extensive array of in-store and online resources to assist senior patients in determining the best 2017

UnitedHealthcare, Walgreens team on new Part D plan

UnitedHealthcare, Walgreens team on new Part D plan

MINNETONKA, Minn. — UnitedHealthcare has introduced a new low-premium Medicare Part D prescription drug plan in collaboration with Walgreens. The health insurance giant said Monday that the new AARP MedicareRx Walgreens plan is targeted at seniors who seek the drug benefit coverage of Part D and the accessibility of filling prescriptions and shopping at Walgreens

Walgreens to partake in Precision Medicine program

Walgreens to partake in Precision Medicine program

DEERFIELD, Ill. — Walgreens plans to participate in the U.S. Precision Medicine Initiative Cohort Program, part of a sweeping federal medical research initiative to help develop individualized care based on a person’s genomic makeup. Walgreens said it’s taking part in the PMI Cohort Program via an initial $20 million grant awarded to The Scripps Research

Walgreens ends relationship with Theranos

Walgreens ends relationship with Theranos

DEERFIELD, Ill. — Walgreens is terminating its relationship with Theranos Inc. and closing operations at all 40 Theranos Wellness Centers at its stores in Arizona. Walgreens said Sunday evening that the move follows the company’s decision in January to halt Theranos laboratory testing services at its Palo Alto, Calif., location, and means that the drug