September 26, 2016

'Cork' Walgreen III was the grandson of Charles R. Walgreen Sr., who founded the 115-year-old pharmacy retailer that now is included in the Retail Pharmacy USA Division of Walgreens Boots Alliance.

September 19, 2016

Walgreens new skin care platform includes the DermatologistOnCall teledermatology service available through Iagnosis.

September 15, 2016

Rx90, now available for EnvisionRx clients, gives patients the option to fill 90-day prescriptions at any of the nearly 8,200 Walgreens pharmacies nationwide.

September 14, 2016

The annual Health Fair is an opportunity for APhA, its members and partner associations to encourage U.S. Representatives and Senators to recognize the value of pharmacists in improving patient access.

September 12, 2016

“People increasingly want to become more engaged in their own health care, and with Walgreens digital health offerings, [they can do that],” stated Harry Leider, chief medical officer, Walgreens.

September 9, 2016

HHS and Walgreens are distributing vouchers through a variety of outreach efforts, local events and community and faith-based organizations nationwide.

September 9, 2016

Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft Stores has appointed Bryan Pugh to the newly created position of executive VP, stores and store operations. He will lead financial, operational and cultural leadership of Jo-Ann Stores.

September 8, 2016

Walgreens continues to believe that the acquisition will close in the second half of calendar 2016, the company added.

September 7, 2016

Gov. Charlie Baker is joining Walgreens executives on Wednesday at one of the drug store chain's Massachusetts locations to announce the first statewide safe medication disposal program, according to a report from MassLive published Wednesday. The drug take-back kiosks across the state represent a "new effort to fight substance misuse," according to the Baker administration MassLive reported. Baker's health and human services chief Marylou Sudders, Quincy Mayor Thomas Koch and local legislators are also expected to attend the medication disposal program announcement. (MassLive)

August 31, 2016

Members of participating plans will be able to receive 90-day supplies of their diabetes maintenance meds from more than 10,000 pharmacies – including Walgreens and at more than 1,200 independent retail pharmacies.

August 29, 2016

Health Mart, Sam's Club and Publix take top honors in their respective channels as part of the latest J.D. Power 2016 U.S. Pharmacy Study.

August 29, 2016

Walgreens and PBM Prime Therapeutics on Monday introduced a new model that aligns pharmacy, PBM and health plans to coordinate patient care, improve health outcomes and deliver cost of care opportunities. The two companies announced a long-term strategic partnership Monday that combines Walgreens' massive pharmacy network with the fourth-largest pharmacy benefit manager.

August 29, 2016

The new circular includes a contemporary design structure that deal seakers will find appealing, Walgreens said, and manufacturers will have more opportunities to appeal to consumers through robust solution sets.

August 25, 2016

Walgreens Boots Alliance announced Thursday it has exercised warrants to purchase 22.7 million AmerisourceBergen common shares, representing a stake of 23.9%.

August 22, 2016

Walgreens Balance Rewards members can now seamlessly apply their loyalty account at checkout through Android Pay, expanding the company’s portfolio of unified mobile payments solutions.

August 18, 2016
Rob Monahan, most recently Walgreens’s VP mergers and acquisitions, has been named Akorn’s VP corporate development.  
 
August 18, 2016

Safe medication disposal kiosks are currently available in more than 300 Walgreens pharmacies across 23 states and Washington D.C.

August 16, 2016

The new Walgreens adherence platform is planned to be ready for implementation with partners in the third quarter for diabetes, with additional conditions expected in market by the end of the year.

August 15, 2016

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends an annual flu shot for everyone over the age of 6 months as soon as the vaccine becomes available.

August 12, 2016

The U.K. OTC market is, as the Brits would say, brilliant. For North American brand owners, it’s always on the list of attractive potential markets. Complex and unique, there are two “B”s that stand out — Boots and Brexit.

August 10, 2016

Safe medication disposal kiosks are currently available in more than 300 Walgreens pharmacies across 24 states.

August 8, 2016

Telehealth is expected to grow tenfold, according to Walgreens' Atul Singh and MDLive's Amy Clark who led an Insight Session Monday examining the growth, benefits and future of telehealth and telemedicine.

August 7, 2016

When it comes to online retailing, said a Walgreens executive, the way to win with digital is by narrowing your strategy, not broadening it.

August 3, 2016

Walgreens has promoted Greg Orr, senior director of digital healthcare, to VP digital healthcare, according to a report Internet Health Management pubished Tuesday. His new title and job responsibilities go into effect Sept. 1, the report noted. "Orr will oversee a diverse digital healthcare portfolio. In addition to operating desktop e-commerce and mobile commerce versions of Walgreens.com, Walgreens also offers digital doctor visits and related online health and wellness programs." (Internet Health Management)