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Chief Medical Officer appointed by Walgreens

DEERFIELD, Ill. — Walgreens has tapped Dr. Kevin Ban to serve as its new chief medical officer. In his role as CMO, Ban is assuming leadership of the Walgreens clinical office, overseeing the development of enterprise clinical programs and clinical analytics and directing provision of care, clinical outcomes, patient safety, and health care information systems

WBA first quarter results miss projections

WBA first quarter results miss projections

DEERFIELD, Ill. — Walgreens Boots Alliance’s first quarter results fell short of Wall Street’s forecast. Stefano Pessina Adjusted earnings per share for the period ended November 30 were $1.37, while analysts had projected $1.41. Adjusted net earnings slid 11.8% to $1.2 billion, down 11.6% on a constant currency basis, from the year-ago period. Revenue also

Walgreens will open 14 Medicare centers

DEERFIELD, Ill. — Walgreens will open 14 UnitedHealthcare Medicare services centers in stores in five metropolitan areas as part of a multiyear agreement with the health insurance ­provider. “We are expanding access to UnitedHealthcare Medicare resources to better serve our members, providing them with all the valuable benefits they have come to expect from their

Kroger and Walgreens form purchasing group

Kroger and Walgreens form purchasing group

CINCINNATI — Building on a unique collaboration that first brought together Kroger Co.’s food and grocery experience with Walgreens’ expertise in health and beauty, the companies have formed a new group purchasing organization (GPO) aimed at delivering purchasing efficiencies, lower costs and combined resources to help drive further innovation. The new joint venture will be

MMR honors ‘People Who Made a Difference’

MMR honors ‘People Who Made a Difference’

NEW YORK — Mass Market Retailers on Tuesday evening honored the outstanding executives who were chosen as the publication’s Six Who Made a Difference in 2019. On hand to receive awards were the following executives: Brian Eason, Vice President of Consumer Health and Wellness, CVS Health. Lori Flees, Senior Vice President of Health and Wellness,

Walgreens to open Medicare Service Centers

Walgreens to open Medicare Service Centers

DEERFIELD, Ill. — Walgreens will open 14 UnitedHealthcare Medicare services centers in stores in five metropolitan areas as part of a multiyear agreement. “We are expanding access to UnitedHealthcare Medicare resources to better serve our members, providing them with all the valuable benefits they have come to expect from their UnitedHealthcare Medicare Advantage plans plus

Walgreens teams with United Nations Foundation

Walgreens teams with United Nations Foundation

DEERFIELD, Ill. — Walgreens and the United Nations Foundation’s Shot@Life campaign announced Tuesday that the “Walgreens Get a Shot. Give a Shot.” program has helped provide 50 million life-saving vaccines to children around the world since its inception in 2013. Walgreens said it hopes to provide 50 million additional vaccines by 2023. Walgreens also announced

Walgreens names Patrick McLean senior VP and CMO

Walgreens names Patrick McLean senior VP and CMO

DEERFIELD, Ill.  – Walgreens on Friday named Patrick McLean to the role of senior vice president and chief marketing officer. In his role as CMO, McLean will be responsible for the vision, strategic direction and performance of all Walgreens marketing activities. These responsibilities include: marketing collaboration, design and execution of the Walgreens brand, development of

Walgreens, Centene and RxAdvance form partnership

Walgreens, Centene and RxAdvance form partnership

DEERFIELD, Ill. – Walgreens, Centene Corp. and RxAdvance announced on Thursday a strategic partnership to introduce an innovative model for pharmacy management that aims to increase transparency, enhance customer experience and ultimately result in better health outcomes at lower costs. The partnership builds upon an existing Walgreens and Centene  relationship, leveraging Walgreens trusted retail pharmacy

Walgreens collects over 885 tons of unwanted meds

Walgreens collects over 885 tons of unwanted meds

DEERFIELD, Ill. – Walgreens said Wednesday its first of its kind safe medication disposal kiosk program has collected and safely disposed of more than 885 tons – the combined weight of about 350 pickup trucks – of unwanted prescriptions, including controlled substances and other medications, as of Aug. 31, 2019. Walgreens said it continues to

Chains pull Zantac from shelves

Chains pull Zantac from shelves

NEW YORK — Pharmacy chains CVS, Walgreens and Rite Aid and other retailers are pulling heartburn medication Zantac and its store-brand versions from their shelves after the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) warned it had detected low levels of a cancer-causing chemical in samples of the drug. The actions follow the FDA’s release of a

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