July 1, 2020
Walgreens Boots Alliance expanded its partnership with Microsoft and Adobe to launch a digital platform that will deliver personalized healthcare and shopping offerings. It will give Walgreens and Boots customers the ability to access products and services from its pharmacy and retail businesses wherever and whenever they want. This marks WBA’s second phase of its digital transformation.
July 23, 2019
Roughly a year after its launch, Walgreens Boots Alliance announced that its Find Care platform — a mobile and web tool guiding consumers toward curated health services — has added eight new partners including Propeller Health, Dexcom and a handful of regional health systems.
The two digital companies’ connected inhaler sensors and CGM devices add new chronic care management options to the retail...
March 13, 2019
This morning Concepta Diagnostics, maker of the take-home home fertility monitoring system myLotus, announced a deal with the Walgreens Boots Alliance to sell its product.
This news marks the first commercial agreement for the system, which was officially launched in December. So far the system has been approved for a CE mark, allowing the London-based company to begin an EU roll out.
July 26, 2018
Walgreens Boots Alliance has launched a new digital platform, available through its mobile app and website, called Find Care Now. The service is designed to be a curated way to connect customers to a range of healthcare providers that Walgreens has partnered with, including telemedicine companies, digital-enabled house call companies, and more traditional providers.
“Find Care Now is ultimately a...
February 19, 2017
Walgreens’ Balance Rewards for Healthy Choices program, a set of web, app and text-based programs designed to improve medication adherence, activity and immunization, among other things, may be simple, but it appears to be working.
In addition to high engagement rates with the app and positive reviews from users, Walgreens has found the use of its Balance Rewards program, which operates...
August 3, 2016
Adam Pellegrini left his post as VP of digital health at Walgreens Boots Alliance to join fitness wearable company Fitbit. Pellegrini will be responsible for leading Fitbit’s vision, strategies and programs to further drive the company’s integration into healthcare systems around the world. Pellegrini has more than 20 years of experience across multiple sectors of the healthcare industry...
June 15, 2016
Retail pharmacy chain Rite Aid has purchased the assets of shuttered telemedicine kiosk company HealthSpot at auction for $1.15 million, according to MedCity News. Rite Aid, a major former customer of HealthSpot's, made the second of two bids for the assets, which include 191 kiosks, most of which have never been deployed. The first bid, for $1 million, came from a local Ohio investment group....
October 28, 2015
Higi is one digital health company that has a relationship with Rite Aid.
Walgreens Boots Alliance will acquire Rite Aid for $9 a share, or a total of $9.4 billion, the companies announced yesterday. The merger represents a major consolidation in the drug store sector in the United States -- according to the Wall Street Journal, the combined marketshare of Walgreens and Rite Aid will be 46.5...