December 14, 2016

As part of the agreement, UHealth – the University of Miami Health System, will manage and provide all clinical services at 17 retail clinics within Walgreens stores in South Florida, while Walgreens opens three pharmacies within UHealth facilities.

December 12, 2016

The study examined utilization patterns of participants in Walgreens Balance Rewards for healthy choices, exploring the impact of manual versus automatic data entries.

December 6, 2016

DEERFIELD, Ill. – Walgreens and Aurora Health Care on Tuesday announced that Aurora Health Care will own and operate, and provide all clinical services at, eight retail health clinics to be located within Walgreens stores across eastern Wisconsin.

December 5, 2016

This year, a record-breaking 517 businesses earned the CEI’s top score of 100, up from 407 last year.

December 2, 2016

Read highlights from the 18th DSN Industry Issues Summit, which saw record attendance with about 275 attendees, three panels and a keynote from Fox News’s Tucker Carlson. 

December 2, 2016

TRICARE serves 9.5 million patients all told, including Active Duty Service members, National Guard and Reserve members, retirees, their families, survivors and certain former spouses worldwide.

November 29, 2016

Topics for discussion at the Drug Store News Issue Summit include pharmacies’ role in the care of chronic condition patients, coordinating and connecting the touchpoints across the omni-channel platforms, how technology and consumerism will fuel personalized medicine and measuring and monitoring patient outcomes.

November 29, 2016

Walgreens opened the doors to its latest specialty pharmacy in the Columbus, Ohio market, Columbus Business First reported Tuesday. "With the brand name 'Community, A Walgreens Pharmacy,' the facility opened this week at 114 W. 3rd Ave., in an office building next to Select Specialty Hospital, which provides short-term rehabilitation stays after hospitalization for surgery, stroke and other reasons," Columbus Business reported. To date, Walgreens has more than 250 pharmacies operating under the Community banner, the report added. (Columbus Business First)

November 23, 2016

Consumers and fans of "The Walking Dead" can now pick up an exclusive Rick Grimes action figure, along with their shampoo or prescriptions, at Walgreens.

November 22, 2016

In February, Walgreens announced its plan to make naloxone available prescription-free in 35 states in Washington, D.C. in accordance with each state’s pharmacy regulations. Since then, it’s had success in 24 states containing more than 4,300 Walgreens pharmacies.

November 21, 2016

The proliferation of online grocery delivery is a sign of the “Sheep Effect,” according to a retail analyst interviewed on CBS’s Sunday Morning, which aired a segment on the evolution of omnichannel retail.

November 18, 2016

Nearly 250,000 free health screenings were conducted and 52,000 immunizations were administered in more than 4,600 Walmart stores last month.

November 18, 2016

Walgreens is the first pharmacy to provide PatientsLikeMe reports about medications on its website.

November 17, 2016

“This is a strategic relationship between the most comprehensive health care system in the region and a long-standing, trusted provider of pharmacy services throughout the community,” Baptist Health stated.

November 16, 2016

Frustrated watching specialty stores, online merchants and department stores siphon off a market they once controlled more than 50% of, mass marketers are firing back to regain their dominance of the $16 billion U.S. beauty market.

November 16, 2016

According to court documents, Walgreens repeatedly requested assurances from Theranos that it was adequately addressing concerns from regulators. However, Theranos dodged many of those requests, Walgreens claims.

November 16, 2016

The Female Health Company, now known as Veru Healthcare following its merger with Aspen Park Pharmaceuticals, earlier this year introduced its Female Condom, FC2, at both Walgreens and Kinney Drugs.

November 14, 2016

A Trump administration increases the likelihood that Walgreens Boots Alliance will successfully close its proposed acquisition of Rite Aid, though the deal's acual closing date may be extended further into the first quarter of 2017, suggested a Seeking Alpha opinion piece published Sunday.  "A new administration will be more open to the Kroger solution [buying Rite Aid prescription files and moving them in-house] than the previous administration," Seeking Alpha wrote. "Given the current hostile environment for consumer mergers, it is hard not to believe that the new regime increases the odds of regulatory approval at least modestly." (Seeking Alpha)

November 11, 2016

Patients using HIV-specialized pharmacies more likely to use regimens on guideline.

November 10, 2016

Walgreens has donated one percent of retail sales from vitamin and supplement purchases to Vitamin Angels, culminating in a total of more than $25 million as of September 2016.

November 9, 2016

Lawsuit likely regards June 12 announcement that Walgreens was terminating 40 Theranos Wellness Centers.

November 8, 2016

Novartis' Heart Partner app makes it easy to track daily vitals, store key health information and coordinate care and activities with others.

November 3, 2016

LOS ANGELES - With a growing footprint at traditional grocery retailers, E-hydrate, the maker of natural Protein On-the-Go, recently secured distribution through Walgreens, which added E-hydrate's two flagship SKUs in the top locations across the country.

"Customers are now actively on the lookout for healthier choices when they're on-the-go," stated Jiam Kayser, E-hydrate chief sales officer. "Walgreens is right in line with our philosophy, and we're excited about the new focus on healthy food choices at Walgreens."

November 2, 2016

Prior to the proposed offering, the selling stockholders owned 22.5 million shares in the aggregate, representing approximately 2.1% of Walgreens' outstanding shares of common stock.