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Walgreens Pharmacy & Business News
A lot was happening in the world of community pharmacy, as we raced to close this issue of Drug Store News — no news bigger than the late October bombshell that Walgreens Boots Alliance would swallow up Rite Aid, in a deal valued at more than $17 billion all in.
Since Walgreens Boots Alliance announced that it would be acquiring Rite Aid, you’ve likely had some questions about it swirling in your head. Here’s what you need to know.
Walgreens is delivering a differentiated drug store shopping experience by investing in an omnichannel experience across pharmacy, health and wellness and beauty.
As a result of this expansion, 25 states can now take advantage of Walgreens’ mobile app integration with MDLive’s telehealth platform.
A CBS star and the producer of the People’s Choice Awards — which will be held Jan. 6 — got flu shots at a press conference to promote Walgreens’ vaccination campaign.
Pharmacy and retail NACDS members members were able to discuss issues surrounding Medicaid, prescription drug monitoring program funding, opioid abuse, plastic bag preemptions and back-to-school sales tax holidays.
CVS Health is a likely buyer for as many as 85% of any stores that will be required to be sold by Walgreens Boots Alliance/Rite Aid by the Federal Trade Commission.
Walgreens may have to shutter as many as 3,000 stores in its bid to buy Rite Aid, or 65% of Rite Aid's store base, according to one real estate analyst in a Fortune story published Thursday, including 1,000 locations Walgreens is willing to jettison as part of any FTC negotiation and another 2,000 locations after the merger is complete. "The post-merger Walgreens real estate imperative will be to minimize cannibalization," noted Garrick Brown, VP research at Cushman for the West Region, adding that there are countless Rite Aid and Walgreens locations opposite one another across the country. (Fortune)
The move to the new EHR, EpicCare, will begin in early calendar year 2016.