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Together in the Fight for Health Equity: Rina Shah, Walgreens

Together in the Fight for Health Equity: Rina Shah, Walgreens

Rina Shah of Walgreens was part of a panel of five leading retailers that recently addressed the barriers that many Americans face in accessing quality health care, and discussed what can be done to lower them. The conversation was part of the Together in the Fight for Health Equity event presented by Chain Drug Review,

Brewer’s strategy producing results at WBA

Brewer’s strategy producing results at WBA

Implementing the strategy mapped out by CEO Roz Brewer, Walgreens Boots Alliance has steadily gained traction over the last 13 months. The latest evidence of the company’s progress came early this month with the announcement that VillageMD, a provider of value-based primary care in which WBA has a majority stake, had agreed to buy Summit

Walgreens names Canady head of merchandising operations

Walgreens names Canady head of merchandising operations

DEERFIELD, Ill. _ Veteran mass market retailing executive Cory Canady has been named head of merchandising operations and transformation at Walgreens. With more than 20 years of experience across merchandising, product innovation, transformation and general management, Canady has a proven record of developing customer-focused strategies, successfully launching new products, improving profitability and leading merchandising transformations.

Walgreens expands access to free diabetes services

Walgreens expands access to free diabetes services

DEERFIELD, Ill. — During Diabetes Awareness Month, Walgreens is teaming up with the company’s Health Corners, Village Medical at Walgreens, and third-party clinics to offer complimentary diabetes services, including education focused on management and prevention and free A1C and blood glucose testing, from Nov. 9-16. Walgreens is committed to helping the diabetes community start and

Walgreens announces agreement in principle for multi-state opioid settlement framework

Walgreens announces agreement in principle for multi-state opioid settlement framework

DEERFIELD, Ill. — Walgreens has agreed in principle to financial amounts and payment terms as part of settlement frameworks to substantially resolve opioid-related litigation. Under these frameworks, the company expects to settle all opioid claims against it by participating states, subdivisions and tribes, for up to approximately $4.95 billion in remediation payments to be paid

Walgreens honors veterans, active duty military and families with discounts

Walgreens honors veterans, active duty military and families with discounts

DEERFIELD, Ill. — To celebrate the service and commitment of the nation’s military and honor those who serve the country, Walgreens is offering a four-day in-store discount to all veterans and active duty military personnel, as well as their family members. On Friday, Nov. 11 through Monday, Nov. 14, veterans, military and their families will

Walgreens gearing up for National Drug Take Back Day

Walgreens gearing up for National Drug Take Back Day

DEERFIELD, Ill. – Walgreens is leading the fight against prescription drug abuse with programs to help curb the misuse of medications and reduce the rise in overdose deaths, and will once again participate in the National Prescription Drug Take Back Day to be held on Saturday, October 29, 2022. With nearly 9,000 retail pharmacy locations

Walgreens teams with DoorDash and Uber Health

Walgreens teams with DoorDash and Uber Health

DEERFIELD, Ill. — Answering the President’s call to action, Walgreens announced  Tuesday free prescription delivery of Paxlovid, a COVID-19 oral antiviral therapy, directly to the doorsteps of those in need, with the help of delivery partners DoorDash and Uber Health. The initiative, which will launch on Walgreens.com and the Walgreens app in the coming weeks,

Excellence in Pharmacy Practice: Walgreens’ Nicholas meets complex, chronic care needs

Excellence in Pharmacy Practice: Walgreens’ Nicholas meets complex, chronic care needs

AUSTIN, Texas — As a Walgreens specialty pharmacy manager, Casey Nicholas provides high-touch care for patients with complex, chronic care needs. Her location serves patients throughout their health care journey — those who need drugs for different stages of HIV, cancer, organ transplants and some neurological diseases. Organ transplant patients need extensive medication therapy management.

Walgreens to sell Lexie Lumen hearing aids OTC

Walgreens to sell Lexie Lumen hearing aids OTC

DEERFIELD, Ill. — Walgreens and Lexie Hearing announced Thursday that Lexie Lumen hearing aids will be available over-the-counter at Walgreens stores nationwide for adults ages 18 and older with mild-to-moderate hearing loss starting October 17. This announcement follows the passage of the OTC Hearing Aid Act by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), which allows

Lawsuits against chains over generic Tylenol autism risk consolidated

Lawsuits against chains over generic Tylenol autism risk consolidated

NEW YORK — On Wednesday a panel of federal judges ordered that more than 80 cases accusing CVS Health, Walgreens Boots Alliance and Walmart of selling generic Tylenol (acetaminophen) without warning of a potential link to autism if taken during pregnancy be consolidated. The cases have been consolidated for multi-district litigation to Judge Denise Cote

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