27 September 2016

Walgreens Collaborates with National Association of Specialty Pharmacy, ProCE to Launch Web-based Continuing Education Center for its Specialty Pharmacists

At the National Association of Specialty Pharmacy (NASP) Annual Meeting & Expo in Washington D.C. today, Walgreens, in collaboration with NASP and ProCE Inc., a continuing pharmacy and medical education company, announced an accredited, web-based continuing education (CE) center customized specifically for Walgreens specialty pharmacists.
 
26 September 2016

Charles R. Walgreen III, Former Walgreen Co. Chairman and CEO, Dies at Age 80

Charles R. Walgreen III, former president, chief executive officer, chairman of the board, and chairman emeritus of Walgreen Co., died at age 80 on Monday, Sept. 26, at his home in Lake Forest, Ill.
19 September 2016

Walgreens Launches Skin Care Platform Providing Convenient Access to Dermatological Information, Care and Treatment

The average wait time for patients looking to see a dermatologist in the U.S. is nearly 29 days, and in some areas, can exceed several months.1 To help meet the growing need for skin care resources and accessible care and treatment, Walgreens today is launching a new skin care answers platform available through Walgreens.com and the Walgreens mobile app.
15 September 2016

EnvisionRx and Walgreens to Offer New 90-Day Program to Improve Adherence and Outcomes Among Patients with Chronic Conditions

TWINSBURG, Ohio & DEERFIELD, Ill., September 15, 2016 - EnvisionRx, the pharmacy benefit management (PBM) division of EnvisionRxOptions, and Walgreens, one of the nation’s largest drugstore chains, today announced a new 90-day pharmacy program focused on changing behaviors and improving health outcomes for the growing numbers of patients with chronic conditions.
12 September 2016

Walgreens Digital Health Resources Proving Effective in Improving Medication Adherence

Two of Walgreens widely adopted digital health resources are helping to drive better medication adherence among users, according to two recent company studies.
29 August 2016

Walgreens and Prime Therapeutics Agree to Form Strategic Alliance; Includes Retail Pharmacy Network Agreement and Combines Companies’ Central Specialty Pharmacy and Mail Service Businesses

DEERFIELD, Ill. & ST. PAUL, Minn., August 29, 2016 - Walgreens and Prime Therapeutics (Prime), a pharmacy benefit manager (PBM), today announced a long-term strategic alliance that includes a new retail pharmacy network agreement and the combination of the companies’ central specialty pharmacy and mail service businesses.
22 August 2016

Walgreens Launches Balance Rewards Integration with Android Pay

Walgreens Balance® Rewards members can now seamlessly apply their loyalty account at checkout through Android Pay, furthering the convenience of earning and redeeming points and expanding the company’s portfolio of unified mobile payments solutions. This latest integration gives the more than 85 million active Balance Rewards members, many of whom use Android devices, another easy, secure and private way to earn and use loyalty points in-store, and eliminates the need to separately scan or enter their Balance Rewards card.
17 August 2016

Walgreens Launches Safe Medication Disposal Kiosk Program in Oregon

Walgreens today is launching its safe medication disposal kiosk program in Oregon with the installation of drug take-back kiosks at six Walgreens drugstores across the state. The launch is part of Walgreens effort, announced in February, to install safe medication disposal kiosks at more than 500 of its drugstores around the country.
15 August 2016

All Walgreens Pharmacies and Healthcare Clinics Now Offering Flu Shots Daily

Walgreens is now offering flu shots at all of its pharmacies, including Duane Reade pharmacies in New York, and at all Walgreens Healthcare Clinic locations.
10 August 2016

Walgreens Launches Safe Medication Disposal Kiosk Program in Iowa

DEERFIELD, Ill., August 10, 2016 - Walgreens today is launching its safe medication disposal kiosk program in Iowa with the installation of drug take-back kiosks at eight Walgreens drugstores in the state. The launch is part of Walgreens effort, announced in February, to install safe medication disposal kiosks at more than 500 of its drugstores around the country.