The disease management accreditation was given for a number of Accordant’s programs providing services to patients with rare chronic disease and other conditions on behalf of health plans, government-sponsored plans, labor groups, employers and third-party administrators
Of the 62% of PrescribeWellness survey respondents who chose the pharmacy over visiting a doctor’s office, as many as 26% stated their pharmacy is their “one-stop shop” for many health-and-wellness needs.
Looking forward, several trends will shape what pharmacy looks like in 10 years, including the continuation of value-based care, a focus on providing wellness resources rather than sick care and many others.
To get to the point where, as Lewis Drug SVP professional services Bill Ladwig puts it, “if people mention pharmacy in the Sioux Falls area, they think of Lewis,” the company has kept pharmacy services — from immunizations to community care programs and its latest foray into telepharmacy — at its core.
Walgreens' Center for Health & Wellbeing Research is led by a team of more than 25 Walgreens health services researchers, clinicians, statisticians, public health practitioners, actuaries and data scientists.