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Walgreens launches online mental health services

Walgreens launches online mental health services

DEERFIELD, Ill. — Walgreens has rolled out an online mental health platform that offers informational resources, screening tools, a therapist/psychiatrist locator, and live video chats with mental health professionals. The drug chain said Tuesday that in tandem with Mental Health America (MHA), it has launched Mental Health Answers, a website section dedicated to mental health. At

Technology enables retailers to keep up with customers

Technology enables retailers to keep up with customers

Drug stores are an integral part of daily life for many consumers, who embrace them as a one-stop shop to pick up essentials, grab a snack and refill a prescription on the go. Even as the drug store channel has consolidated in recent years, these retailers have not been slack in coming up with ways

Walgreens touts telehealth’s convenience

Walgreens touts telehealth’s convenience

With convenience playing a bigger role in consumers’ health care decisions, Walgreens is showing how easy virtual health visits can be. In an online video posted this week, the drug chain demonstrates the user-friendly access to telehealth services via the Walgreens mobile app, powered by connected health provider MDLive. The video illustrates that after just

Walgreens enhances digital capabilities

DEERFIELD, Ill. — Walgreens has expanded access to telehealth services and brought new mobile functionality to its Balance Rewards loyalty program, including integration with Apple Pay. This month Walgreens said it has begun offering telehealth services in another 20 states under its partnership with connected health provider MDLive. Via an expansion of the Walgreens mobile

Walgreens proceeds with telehealth expansion

Walgreens proceeds with telehealth expansion

DEERFIELD, Ill. — Walgreens has begun offering telehealth services in another 20 states under its partnership with connected health provider MDLive. The drug chain said Tuesday that via an expansion of the Walgreens mobile app, MDLive’s telehealth services have become available to users in Alabama, Arizona, Connecticut, Florida, Indiana, Iowa, Maryland, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nevada, New York, North Carolina,

Walgreens ramps up telehealth services

DEERFIELD, Ill. — Walgreens plans to expand telehealth services access via its mobile app and website to 25 states by the end of this year. The drug chain said Wednesday that as part of the effort, Walgreens mobile app users in Colorado, Illinois and Washington can now access telehealth services, provided through its partnership with

Walgreens app provides virtual access to physicians

DEERFIELD, Ill. — Walgreen Co. is testing a mobile app that enables patients to see a physician and obtain a prescription without leaving home. The company said patients in California and Michigan can now contact a physician around the clock through Walgreens’ telemedicine app for smartphones or tablet computers. The virtual visits cost $49, and