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Nebraska, New Mexico the top areas in Walgreens Flu Index

Nebraska, New Mexico the top areas in Walgreens Flu Index

 DEERFIELD, Ill. — Nebraska, New Mexico and Kentucky are in the top slots for State Flu Activity in Walgreens Flu Index for the week ending January 12, 2019. The Walgreens Flu Index is a weekly report developed to provide state- and market-specific information regarding flu activity, and ranks those states and markets experiencing the highest

Propeller Health partners with Walgreens

Propeller Health partners with Walgreens

MADISON, Wis. — Propeller Health, a leading digital therapeutics company, today announced  announced a partnership with Walgreens on My Pharmacy which connects Propeller users living with asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) directly to pharmacy services in the Propeller mobile app. Walgreens will be the first pharmacy to be included in the new My Pharmacy

Hawaii, Connecticut and Maryland see flu activity gains

Hawaii, Connecticut and Maryland see flu activity gains

DEERFIELD, Ill. — Hawaii, Connecticut and Maryland see flu activity gains Walgreens Flu Index for he week ending January 5, 2019. The Walgreens Flu Index is a weekly report developed to provide state- and market-specific information regarding flu activity, and ranks those states and markets experiencing the highest incidences of influenza across the country. Now

Zebra to enable Walgreens to bridge the digital, physical store experience

Zebra to enable Walgreens to bridge the digital, physical store experience

NEW YORK — Zebra Technologies Corp., an innovator at the edge of the enterprise with solutions and partners that enable businesses to gain a performance edge, today announced Walgreens is using Zebra enterprise-class handheld mobile computers and tablets to help enhance store operations and transform the shopping experience for customers.Walgreens has selected Zebra’s ET50 tablet and TC51 mobile computer for

Chain Drug Review names Hartsig top merchant

Chain Drug Review names Hartsig top merchant

DEERFIELD, Ill. — Walgreens is continuing to transform its retail business, and one of the principal architects of the transformation is senior vice president and chief merchandising officer Joe Hartsig. In recognition of his contribution, the editors of Chain Drug Review have named Hartsig its 2018 Merchant of the Year. Hartsig, who joined Walgreens in

Walgreens and Verily boost chronic care

Walgreens and Verily boost chronic care

DEERFIELD, Ill. — Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA) and Verily, an Alphabet company, will be collaborating on multiple projects under a broad agreement aimed at improving health outcomes for patients with chronic conditions, while also lowering the cost of care. Walgreens will be a first-choice retail pharmacy development and commercialization partner to Verily, and the organizations

Walgreens earnings beat Wall Street projections

Walgreens earnings beat Wall Street projections

DEERFIELD, Ill. — Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA) on Thursday reported first quarter double-digit earnings growth for fiscal 2019 that beat analysts’ expectations, while revenue fell short of forecasts. The retailer’s revenue was $33.79 billion. “We are pleased to have delivered double-digit percentage growth in earnings per share in the first quarter, including solid results in

Walgreens launching safe medication disposal kiosks in Missouri

Walgreens launching safe medication disposal kiosks in Missouri

DEERFIELD, Ill. —  Walgreens is expanding its first of a kind safe medication disposal program throughout Missouri to allow individuals to dispose of unwanted medication in a drugstore setting year-round at no cost. Governor Mike Parson will join Walgreens at one of its St. Louis locations to launch safe medication disposal kiosks now available at

Walgreens, FedEx announce Rx delivery service

Walgreens, FedEx announce Rx delivery service

DEERFIELD, Ill. — Walgreens and FedEx Corp. on Thursday announced a nationwide rollout of next-day prescription delivery service, bringing together Walgreens extensive network of neighborhood pharmacy locations with the FedEx air-and-ground delivery network to enhance convenience for patients to fill prescriptions. Walgreens is now the fastest choice for next-day prescription delivery across the nation. Patients

Kroger and Walgreens expand exploratory pilot

Kroger and Walgreens expand exploratory pilot

DEERFIELD, Ill. — Kroger Co. and Walgreens today announced two major initiatives, building on the exploratory pilot the companies announced in October, combining America’s food and grocery authority with Walgreens global expertise in pharmacy, health and beauty. “We are redefining the customer experience in a variety of ways through Restock Kroger, including innovative partnerships like

LabCorp at Walgreens expands into Southern California

LabCorp at Walgreens expands into Southern California

DEERFIELD, Ill. — Walgreens and LabCorp announced the introduction of LabCorp at Walgreens into the California Inland Empire, with nine new LabCorp patient service centers within Walgreens stores in the greater Riverside, Calif. area. The first four locations have opened, and the rest are expected to open by the end of this year. This expansion

WBA, Humana, reportedly pursuing greater ties

WBA, Humana, reportedly pursuing greater ties

NEW YORK —  Walgreens Boots Alliance and health insurer Humana Inc. are in preliminary talks  to take equity stakes in each other, according to the Wall Street Journal. The companies, which already have a joint venture focused on serving seniors out that is run out of two Walgreens stores, are having broad discussions that also include the potential of expanding

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