NEW YORK — A listing of the 500 most innovative users of information technology, as determined by industry magazine InformationWeek, includes the country's largest retail pharmacy chain and a major dollar-store chain.
On the recently released InformationWeek 500, Walgreens ranked 89th, and Dollar General ranked in 98th place.
"This is great recognition for the work Walgreens has done to be at the forefront on innovative pharmacy, health-and-wellness solutions for communities across America," Walgreens chief information, innovation and improvement officer Tim Theriault said. "As health care and technology continue to evolve and influence consumer behavior, Walgreens will innovate and offer solutions to help people get, stay and life well."
InformationWeek tracks the technology, strategies, investments and administrative practices of companies across industries in compiling the list.