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Is Walgreens looking for retail clinic exit?

Is Walgreens looking for retail clinic exit?

By Adam Rubenfire  |  August 22, 2015

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 sees retail pharmacy boom, names Pessina CEO

Walgreens sees retail pharmacy boom, names Pessina CEO

By Michael Sandler  |  July 09, 2015

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.

Walgreen, insurers push expansion of virtual doctor visits

By Associated Press  |  June 10, 2015

Walgreen Co. expects to reach about half the country by the end of the year with a new telemedicine service that lets people see doctors for minor ailments without leaving the home or office.

Theriault to step down as Walgreen CIO

Theriault to step down as Walgreen CIO

By Michael Sandler  |  June 01, 2015

Walgreens Boots Alliance announced Monday that Tim Theriault, executive VP and global CIO, will step down for personal reasons. Anthony Roberts, who has served as Alliance Boots' senior VP and international CIO since 2012, will assume the role of senior VP and global CIO.

Developing a cybersecurity arsenal: the president adds a new weapon

By Joseph Conn  |  February 18, 2015

Be prepared for a new acronym, ISAOs, to join the myriad others in the world of healthcare technology, thanks to President Barack Obama's new cybersecurity executive order. But ISAOs are far from the only weapon healthcare IT needs to thwart cyberattacks.

National action needed to advance telemedicine

National action needed to advance telemedicine

By Merrill Goozner  |  January 17, 2015

Telehealth, which has been around for four decades, lives in regulatory limbo, despite being one of the more promising technologies for improving patient outcomes and lowering costs.

Analytics firm Inovalon files first digital-health IPO of 2015

By Darius Tahir  |  January 10, 2015

Inovalon, a firm offering analytics to healthcare customers, is seeking $500 million in an initial public offering, the first digital health IPO of the year. The Bowie, Md.-based company will be listed on the Nasdaq, according to a Securities and Exchange Commission filing.

What's in store for Walgreen now

By Brigid Sweeney, Crain's Chicago Business  |  December 14, 2014

Walgreen's problems are now Stefano Pessina's problems. With the pending retirement of CEO Greg Wasson and the earlier departure of much of his executive team, Pessina will take charge as acting CEO once Walgreen and Alliance Boots complete the second step of their merger in the first quarter.

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