"This new retail offering complements our virtual care, urgent care and same-day primary care offerings to give consumers more choice for non-emergency services,” Piedmont CEO Kevin Brown said.
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Target, J&J, Pfizer, Ahold USA and Cardinal Health also make Omni50, a listing of the top 50 corporate and government buyers of products and services from an inclusive supply chain throughout the country.
The number of stores to be divested to Fred’s Pharmacy was reportedly a big sticking point, but has now been resolved.
Texas and Oklahoma are experiencing significant flu activity today, but significant flu activity gains are being made across Tennessee and North Carolina.
Walgreens' chief merchant 'has agreed to act in a strategic advisory capacity' as the company explores future leadership opportunites for the department.
Walgreens community development efforts focus on a variety of areas including allowing young people the opportunity to reach their full potential wherever they are in the world.
PeopleForBikes, the nation’s leading bike advocacy organization, will manage all aspects of the Walgreens Red Nose Day ride experience in support of programs dedicated to children and young people.
The Walgreens Flu Index is compiled using weekly retail prescription data for antiviral medications used to treat influenza across Walgreens locations nationwide.
The chief information officer at Walgreens Boots Alliance, Abhi Dhar, is leaving to start his own company, CIO.com reported Tuesday. "At this point in my life, if I don’t pursue the entrepreneurship path, I fear I never will and will live to regret it,” Dhar told CIO.com via email. It isn’t clear who will replace Dhar and a Walgreens spokesman told CIO.com that the company has no comment on that at this time. (CIO.com)
A report in Crain's Chicago Business published Friday attempted to ascertain just how changes to the Affordable Care Act might impact one of the nation's largest retail pharmacy operations in Walgreens. The truth is, Walgreens executives have said, it's too early to tell. "Probably the outcome will be quite rational and at the time we will be able to organize our affairs and prepare our business to respond to the new environment," Walgreens CEO Stefano Pessina told investors in January. The Crain's report takes a look at everything from prescription gains since the ACA went into effect to the potential impact on specialty medicine margins. (Crain's Chicago Business)