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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,

DisposeRx helps pharmacies in Texas

DisposeRx helps pharmacies in Texas

SANFORD, N.C. — DisposeRx, through its vast network of more than 2,000 pharmacies in Texas, is working to help pharmacists and pharmacies ensure compliance of HB 2088 through the availability of its safe, at-home disposal packets and patient education. In July, Texas Governor Greg Abbott signed into law HB 2088, which requires that all pharmacists

Walgreens to open Medicare Service Centers

Walgreens to open Medicare Service Centers

DEERFIELD, Ill. — Walgreens will open 14 UnitedHealthcare Medicare services centers in stores in five metropolitan areas as part of a multiyear agreement. “We are expanding access to UnitedHealthcare Medicare resources to better serve our members, providing them with all the valuable benefits they have come to expect from their UnitedHealthcare Medicare Advantage plans plus

Walgreens teams with United Nations Foundation

Walgreens teams with United Nations Foundation

DEERFIELD, Ill. — Walgreens and the United Nations Foundation’s Shot@Life campaign announced Tuesday that the Walgreens Get a Shot. Give a Shot. program has helped provide 50 million life-saving vaccines to children around the world since its inception in 2013. Walgreens said it hopes to provide 50 million additional vaccines by 2023. Through the Get

Walgreens offers faster access to CGM devices

Walgreens offers faster access to CGM devices

DEERFIELD, Ill. — Walgreens is launching a new billing solution to allow Medicare patients who use the Dexcom G6 Continuous Glucose Monitoring (CGM) System to fill their prescription at any of its more than 9,200 U.S. retail pharmacy locations. Walgreens is now the largest retail pharmacy chain providing nationwide distribution for Dexcom CGM. Currently, prescriptions

Walgreens funds cancer research

Walgreens funds cancer research

DEERFIELD, Ill. — Walgreens announced a new collaboration with Susan G. Komen and the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) to enable research in tough-to-treat cancers and increase access to care with a pledge to contribute more than $25 million to the organizations, collectively, over the next five years. Through a combination of corporate donations and

Walgreens names Patrick McLean senior VP and CMO

Walgreens names Patrick McLean senior VP and CMO

DEERFIELD, Ill.  – Walgreens announced Friday that Patrick McLean as senior vice president and chief marketing officer (CMO). In his role as CMO, McLean will be responsible for the vision, strategic direction and performance of all Walgreens marketing activities. These responsibilities include: marketing collaboration, design and execution of the iconic Walgreens brand, development of the

Walgreens tops Q4 earnings and revenue estimates

Walgreens tops Q4 earnings and revenue estimates

DEERFIELD, Ill., — Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc. shares rose 1.6% in premarket trading Monday after the company reported fourth-quarter earnings and sales that beat expectations. The pharmacy retailer’s net income totaled $677 million, or 75 cents per share, down from $1.51 billion, or $1.55 per share, last year. Adjusted EPS was $1.43, ahead of the

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