10 November 2015

Walgreens Announces New Digital Health Initiatives; Expands Access to Enhanced MDLIVE Live Doctor Consultation Offering to 20 Additional States, Now Totaling 25

Walgreens Announces New Digital Health Initiatives; Expands Access to Enhanced MDLIVE Live Doctor Consultation Offering to 20 Additional States, Now Totaling 25
05 November 2015

Walgreens Healthcare Clinics to Implement Epic Electronic Health Record Platform

Deerfield, Ill. – Nov. 5, 2015 – Walgreens today announced its Healthcare Clinics will soon transition to the Epic electronic health record (EHR) platform, to further enhance care coordination among providers, while also supporting the long-term growth plan for its clinic business.  The move to the new EHR, EpicCare, will begin in early calendar year 2016. 
05 November 2015

Walgreens First to Launch Loyalty Program Integration with Apple Pay

Walgreens First to Launch Loyalty Program Integration with Apple Pay- Balance® Rewards members can now seamlessly use their account through Apple Pay.
02 November 2015

Walgreens Study Shows Pharmacy Interventions Significantly Reduce Health Care Costs and Improve Outcomes

DEERFIELD, Ill., November 02, 2015 - Pharmacy interventions for patients starting new medications can improve adherence, lower health care utilization and reduce overall health care costs, according to a new study released by Walgreens. The study, “Improving Medication Adherence and Healthcare Outcomes in a Commercial Population Through a Retail Pharmacy Chain,” is one of the first to quantify the total savings this type of approach to medication management can generate for patients and payers. It was presented at the Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy (AMCP) Conference in Orlando, Fla. last week.
22 October 2015

Walgreens Recognizes its 27,000 Pharmacists as Industry Celebrates American Pharmacists Month

DEERFIELD, Ill., October 22, 2015 – In support and recognition of American Pharmacists Month, Walgreens is acknowledging its more than 27,000 community pharmacists for the important role they play as the most accessible health care providers in the community, supporting preventive and chronic care for the more than 8 million customers who interact with Walgreens every day.
29 September 2015

Walgreens Now Accepting EMV Chip Card Transactions at All Stores

DEERFIELD, Ill., Sept. 29, 2015 – Credit cards with “EMV chips” are now being accepted at all of the more than 8,200 Walgreens retail stores nationwide, ahead of the Oct. 1 deadline for retailers to begin accepting the new cards.  
02 September 2015

Walgreens and United Nations Foundation Launch 2015 Get a Shot. Give a Shot® Campaign

DEERFIELD, Ill., September 02, 2015 - Over the last two years, Walgreens has helped to provide 7 million life-saving vaccines to children in developing countries through the Get a Shot. Give a Shot® campaign, and its growing collaboration with the United Nations Foundation. Today, Get a Shot. Give a Shot kicks off its third and most comprehensive campaign, with Walgreens pledging to help provide a life-saving vaccine for every immunization administered at a Walgreens pharmacy, Healthcare Clinic or Duane Reade pharmacy between now and Aug. 31, 20161.
20 August 2015

Walgreens and Providence Health & Services form strategic clinical collaboration to improve and coordinate patient care

DEERFIELD, Ill. & SEATTLE, August 20, 2015 - Walgreens and Providence Health & Services today announced a strategic clinical collaboration aimed at coordinating patient care and improving patient access, which plans to bring up to 25 new retail clinics to Oregon and Washington. The clinics will be owned and operated by Providence and its affiliates, and become the first to open at Walgreens stores under a new collaborative services model.
13 August 2015

All Walgreens, Duane Reade Pharmacies and Healthcare Clinic Locations Now Offering Flu Shots Daily

DEERFIELD, Ill., August 13, 2015 - Flu shots are now available daily with no appointment necessary at all Walgreens pharmacies and Healthcare Clinics nationwide, and Duane Reade pharmacies in New York, the company announced today.
29 July 2015

Unilever and Walgreens Team Up with ‘Me to We’ to Provide 15 Million Gallons of Water to Families in Need

Announced today, Unilever and Walgreens have joined forces for the first time with Me to We to provide customers with a new way to make a positive impact on the world through everyday purchases. Give H2OPE to Others (#GiveH2OPE) enables Walgreens customers to make a life-changing difference for children and families in need. Beginning July 26 and through Sept. 30, purchases made at Walgreens of select Unilever TRESemmé ®, Suave® or Caress® products will help provide up to 15 million gallons of clean water to developing communities.