SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — Stat Health Services on Wednesday named Jeffrey Rein, former chairman and CEO of Walgreens, to the company's board of directors.
“Jeff Rein’s invaluable and well-rounded experience working for, growing and leading the largest drug store chain makes him a tremendous asset to our board of directors,” stated Alan Roga, CEO and chairman of Stat Health. “Having a board member with Jeff’s experience, who’s passionate about health care, knows the industry and played a key role in launching Take Care Clinics at Walgreens will help take Stat Doctors to the next level.”
Stat Health Services is an eHealth services company utilizing technology to provide personalized, private, secure and safe 24/7 virtual house calls with a national network of board-certified emergency room physicians, helping patients with simple but inconvenient health problems.
Stat Doctors increases access to providers, improves quality of care and reduces costs, the company stated. The company offers such features as a secure single sign-on, a virtual waiting room, online medical consultations (what the company terms as "eVisits"), electronic health records and electronic prescribing.
Rein began his career at Walgreens in 1982 as an assistant manager and held numerous positions throughout the company before becoming chairman and CEO more than 20 years later. Rein earned his accounting and pharmacy degrees from the University of Arizona. He serves on the board of directors for Meijer Co., Midwest Young Artists and Midtown Educational Foundation.