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Chains supporting expanded access to HIV drugs

Chains supporting expanded access to HIV drugs

WASHINGTON — Walgreens, CVS Pharmacy and Rite Aid Corp. have donated dispensing services for the Department of Health and Human Services’ (HHS’) new program expanding access to medication to prevent HIV. Beginning no later than March 30, as part of these donations, qualified patients can obtain medications for pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) at more than 21,000

Walgreens provides relief efforts in Puerto Rico

Walgreens provides relief efforts in Puerto Rico

DEERFIELD, Ill. – Walgreens is supporting relief efforts in Puerto Rico as many communities work to recover in the aftermath of earthquakes that impacted the region last week. Beginning Wednesday, Jan. 15, Walgreens customers throughout Puerto Rico and South Florida can make donations at store checkout to the American Red Cross earthquake relief. The store

Walgreens to expand deployment of Cooler Screens digital merchandising and media platform

Walgreens to expand deployment of Cooler Screens digital merchandising and media platform

CHICAGO — Walgreens is expanding its deployment of Cooler Screens’ first-of-its-kind digital merchandising and media platform. Following a successful year-long trial at six locations that received very positive consumer feedback, Walgreens has rolled out the Cooler Screens platform to 50 stores in the greater Chicago area. Upon successful implementation of this roll-out, Cooler Screens will expand its

WBA honored as top innovator

WBA honored as top innovator

DEERFIELD, Ill. — During its 119-year history, a spirit of innovation has always been a part of Walgreens’ DNA — from the introduction of child-resistant prescription containers to the first drive-through pharmacy. Since the retailer merged with Alliance Boots in 2014, the evaluation and deployment of new ideas has accelerated even further, and the combined

WBA Q1 results miss projections

WBA Q1 results miss projections

DEERFIELD, Ill. — Walgreens Boots Alliance’s first quarter results fell short of Wall Street’s forecast. Adjusted earnings per share for the period ended November 30 were $1.37, while analysts had projected $1.41. Adjusted net earnings slid 11.8% to $1.2 billion, down 11.6% on a constant currency basis, from the year-ago period. Revenue also missed expectations,

Walgreens names new chief medical officer

Walgreens names new chief medical officer

DEERFIELD, Ill.  – Walgreens announced Monday that Dr. Kevin Ban has become its new Chief Medical Officer (CMO). In his role as CMO, Dr. Ban is assuming leadership of the Walgreens clinical office, overseeing the development of enterprise clinical programs and clinical analytics and directing provision of care, clinical outcomes, patient safety and healthcare information

Walgreens gets first enterprise-wide URAC specialty pharmacy accreditation

Walgreens gets first enterprise-wide URAC specialty pharmacy accreditation

DEERFIELD, Ill. — Walgreens has earned the first enterprise-wide URAC accreditation in Specialty Pharmacy for its more than 300 Walgreens community-based specialty pharmacies located in the United States and Puerto Rico. This builds on Walgreens previous Specialty Pharmacy Accreditation for select locations granted by URAC in 2018. URAC is the nation’s leading independent health care

VirMax, teams with Bethenny Frankel’s Skinnygirl to launch new line of supplements for women

VirMax, teams with Bethenny Frankel’s Skinnygirl to launch new line of supplements for women

BALTIMORE – Healthier living for women is becoming more simplified and affordable thanks to the launch of a new line of Skinnygirl supplements available exclusively at Walgreens retail locations across the country. Entrepreneur, philanthropist, and founder and chief executive officer of Skinnygirl, Bethenny Frankel, has teamed up with established supplement brand, VirMax to create a

Walgreens designates 20 MS pharmacies

Walgreens designates 20 MS pharmacies

DEERFIELD, Ill. — Furthering its commitment to personalized patient care and continuing education for pharmacy staff, this month Walgreens has designated 20 locations as multiple sclerosis (MS) specialized pharmacies. The pharmacies also are opening up access to limited-distribution MS drugs and non-MS medications that can help manage MS ­comorbidities. “With the availability of new MS

Kroger and Walgreens form purchasing group

Kroger and Walgreens form purchasing group

CINCINNATI — Building on a unique collaboration that first brought together Kroger Co.’s food and grocery experience with Walgreens’ expertise in health and beauty, the companies have formed a new group purchasing organization (GPO) aimed at delivering purchasing efficiencies, lower costs and combined resources to help drive further innovation. The new joint venture will be

Walgreens debuts clinics, readies Medicare centers

Walgreens debuts clinics, readies Medicare centers

DEERFIELD, Ill. — Walgreens continues to broaden its health care offerings, opening physician-staffed clinics and announcing the debut of in-store Medicare services centers. In Houston, the retailer unveiled the first of five “Village Medical at Walgreens” clinics. In partnership with Chicago-based VillageMD, Walgreens will premiere the other four clinics over the next two months. The

Walgreens, Neil Patrick Harris tackle the holidays

Walgreens, Neil Patrick Harris tackle the holidays

  DEERFIELD, Ill. — Walgreens is getting real this holiday season with the help of celebrity couple Neil Patrick Harris and David Burtka. The duo has teamed up with Walgreens for a new social media campaign that embraces what it really takes to get through those unexpected and stressful holiday moments. The digital content series,

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