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Walgreens Pharmacy & Business News
In February, Walgreens announced plans to make naloxone available without a prescription in 35 states and Washington D.C. in accordance with each state’s pharmacy regulations.
Walgreens also is working to make naloxone, a potentially lifesaving opioid antidote, available without requiring a prescription from an individual’s physician at California pharmacies.
Federal prosecutors have launched a criminal investigation into whether Theranos misled investors about the state of its technology and operations, according to The Wall Street Journal. Walgreens Boots Alliance and the New York State Department of Health have received subpoenas in recent weeks seeking documents and testimony about representations made to them by the Palo Alto, Calif., blood-testing company, the newspaper said. (The Wall Street Journal)
Walgreens has signed an agreement with SSM Health to allow SSM Health to own and operate 27 retail health clinics within Walgreens stores across the St. Louis region, the companies announced Monday.
Retailers and technology vendors convened at the fifth annual Health, Wellness and Technology Roundtable to discuss what they see in the current technology today, what they expect in 2016 and some of the unmet technology needs.
In February, CEO Update named National Association of Chain Drug Stores president and CEO Steve Anderson Trade Association CEO of the Year. DSN looks at some of the more important work accomplished by NACDS under Anderson’s leadership.
Walgreens Boots Alliance and its predecessor company, Walgreens, have paid a dividend in 334 straight quarters (more than 83 years) and have raised the dividend for 40 consecutive years.
See photos from Drug Store News and Mack Elevation’s second annual New General Market Forum, which took place on April 6, as well as photos from the event’s reception.
Lebhar-Friedman launches Go Health Events website that connects consumers to retailer-hosted health events.