04 February 2016

Walgreens Flu Index™ for Week of Jan. 31, 2016

While flu activity remains relatively low across most of the U.S., The Walgreens Flu Index™ data is tracking increased flu activity in the South and Midwest regions. Officials at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said they expect flu activity to peak in the coming weeks and recommend everyone over the age of six months get their flu vaccination now, as it takes up to two weeks to build up full immunity following a flu shot. Flu season most often peaks in February in the U.S.
28 January 2016

Walgreens Informs Theranos to Cease Use of its Newark, Calif. Lab for Blood Test Analysis

Walgreens said today that it has informed Theranos that it must immediately cease sending any clinical laboratory tests provided through Theranos Wellness Centers to the Theranos lab in California.
28 January 2016

Walgreens Flu Index™ for Week of Jan. 24, 2016

The Walgreens Flu Index™ is a weekly report developed to provide state- and market-specific information, and ranking of those experiencing the highest incidences of influenza across the country. The Flu Index does not provide data measuring actual levels or severity of flu activity, but rather, illustrates which populations are experiencing the most incidences each week based on Index methodology.
25 January 2016

Walgreens Specialty Pharmacy Gains Renewed URAC Accreditation

DEERFIELD, Ill., January 25, 2016 - Walgreens today announced a renewed designation that further validates the quality of care delivered to patients with complex conditions through its centralized specialty pharmacy services. Walgreens Specialty Pharmacy LLC once again receives full specialty pharmacy accreditation from URAC, an independent health care accrediting organization that assesses quality standards for the health care industry. 
21 January 2016

Walgreens Flu Index™ for Week of Jan. 17, 2016

 The Walgreens Flu Index™ is a weekly report developed to provide state- and market-specific information, and ranking of those experiencing the highest incidences of influenza across the country. 
14 January 2016

Walgreens Flu Index™ for Week of Jan. 10, 2016

The Walgreens Flu Index™ is a weekly report developed to provide state- and market-specific information, and ranking of those experiencing the highest incidences of influenza across the country. The Flu Index does not provide data measuring actual levels or severity of flu activity, but rather, illustrates which populations are experiencing the most incidences each week based on Index methodology.
11 January 2016

Advocate Health Care to Operate Walgreens Healthcare Clinics in Chicagoland Area

Walgreens and Advocate Health Care today announced Advocate will own and operate the 56 Healthcare Clinics at Walgreens stores across the greater Chicagoland area. The retail clinics will function as part of Advocate and will strengthen care coordination for patients, while also furthering overall convenience and access. The clinics, to be branded as Advocate Clinic at Walgreens, will open under Advocate in May 2016.
07 January 2016

Walgreens Flu Index™ for Week of Jan. 3, 2016

While activity remains relatively low across most of the U.S., The Walgreens Flu Index™ data continues to suggest slight increases in flu activity in a number of markets.
04 January 2016

Ellen DeGeneres To Receive Fourth Annual People's Choice Award For Favorite Humanitarian

The People’s Choice Awards and CBS announced today that Ellen DeGeneres will receive the fourth annual People’s Choice Award for Favorite Humanitarian, presented by Walgreens, during the live awards show from the Microsoft Theater on Wednesday, January 6th, 2016 (9:00-11:00 PM, ET/delayed PT) on the CBS Television Network. 
31 December 2015

Walgreens Flu Index™ for Week of Dec. 27, 2015

The Walgreens Flu Index™ is a weekly report developed to provide state- and market-specific information, and ranking of those experiencing the highest incidences of influenza across the country. The Flu Index does not provide data measuring actual levels or severity of flu activity, but rather, illustrates which populations are experiencing the most incidences each week based on Index methodology.