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SDM to add EMR technology provider

SDM to add EMR technology provider

BRAMPTON, Ontario — Loblaw Cos. plans to buy health care technology company QHR, the provider of Canada’s leading electronic medical records (EMR) platform, in a $170 million deal. Loblaw said Monday that QHR is slated to operate as business within the Shoppers Drug Mart division. Plans call for QHR to retain its current management team,

Digital tech is upending status quo in health care

Digital tech is upending status quo in health care

CHICAGO — Retail pharmacy is no stranger to technology. For many years pharmacy operators and their supply chain partners have relied on computer-driven systems to ensure efficient distribution of products, assist pharmacists in dispensing and adjudicate insurance claims. The digital revolution is now bringing about an exponential change in technology’s impact not only on pharmacy,

Walgreens digital exec Pellegrini to join Fitbit

Walgreens digital exec Pellegrini to join Fitbit

SAN FRANCISCO — Walgreens Boots Alliance executive Adam Pelligrini is leaving the company to join activity tracker device maker Fitbit Inc. as vice president of digital health. Fitbit said Monday that Pellegrini is slated to start at the company on Sept. 6. He will be responsible for leading Fitbit’s efforts to connect its products, information,