The number of tools to track patient health data has exploded in recent years, and the race to access that information is heating up.
The number of tools to track patient health data has exploded in recent years, and the race to access that information is heating up as well. “Data is the new money,” says Harry Wang, director of health and mobile product research at Parks Associates.
Walgreens Boots Alliance will toss out its proprietary electronic health-record system at more than 400 in-store Healthcare Clinics and replace it with an EHR from Epic Systems Corp., the drugstore chain announced Thursday.
With its recent acquisition of Rite Aid, Walgreens re-enters the increasingly in-demand pharmacy benefits management services market. Experts say that could be a sign of larger things to come, like increased power to lower drug prices.
Walgreens Boots Alliance confirms it will buy Rite Aid for $9.41 billion in cash. The deal will combine the largest and third-largest U.S. drugstore chains, based on store counts.
Walgreens Boots Alliance has placed a temporary hold on expanding Theranos blood-testing centers after an all-day meeting at the startup company's headquarters in Palo Alto, Calif., the Wall Street Journal reported late Friday.
Lab startup Theranos is in hot water after a Wall Street Journal article accused the Palo Alto, Calif.-based company of misleading regulators and rarely conducting tests on its proprietary equipment that claims to process lab tests with just a few drops of blood.
Not every college dropout hits it big. And then there's Elizabeth Holmes, who stands out among healthcare billionaires on the latest Forbes 400 ranking as the “youngest self-made female billionaire” in the world. Forbes also dubs her No. 1 among “America's self-made women.”
The pharmacy benefit management industry has been quietly changing amid healthcare payment reforms and an increasingly fierce debate over drug prices. Now a leadership shuffle at Express Scripts has experts speculating that the days of PBMs as stand-alone companies may be numbered.
CVS Health will look to American Well, Doctor on Demand and Teledoc to expand telehealth services beyond the confines of its drugstores and MinuteClinics.
An agreement between Providence Health & Services and Walgreens Boots Alliance could signal that the retail drugstore is looking to get out of the healthcare clinic business.
Walgreens Boots Alliance on Thursday announced increased sales for the third quarter ending May 31, largely as the result of its acquisition of Alliance Boots. It also officially named Stefano Pessina as CEO.