Alex Gourlay, EVP Walgreens Boots Alliance and president of Walgreens, announced a proposed operational organization structure in a letter to Walgreens employees.
Beginning Aug. 19, the taxi app company Uber will offer a drug store shopping service for a limited time in a limited area to Washington, D.C., residents.
CVS Caremark on Monday announced that its Accordant Health Services division has received full NCQA Patient and Practitioner Oriented Disease Management accreditation.
Walgreens gifted $350,000 to the University of Maryland School of Pharmacy.
Rite Aid and Heritage Provider Network recently announced a new agreement to bring the Rite Aid Health Alliance program to HPN's chronic and polychronic patients in Southern California. The agreement marked Rite Aid’s fifth such partnership — and largest to date — under its Health Alliance initiative, which pairs local physicians with Rite Aid pharmacists and a new position in Rite Aid stores — the in-store “health coach” — to help patients meet specific health-related goals identified by their doctors.
Rx-to-OTC switches are expected to continue, serving as a triple-win for the industry as retailers gain more store traffic and category sales; consumers benefit from easier access to effective remedies; and brands enjoy revenue streams that extend beyond patent expiration.