Articles by tag: Walgreens

With Walmart Health Shuttering Its Doors, Retail Healthcare Has to Rethink Its Role & Strategy in Primary Care

Retail healthcare is an uncertain slice of the U.S. healthcare industry, being defined by both recent strategic retreats and bold expansions which have sparked crucial discussions about the future of primary care services within the retail sector. The most recent news that shocked the industry was the shuttering of Walmart Health, Walmart’s 51 health…

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Preparing Drone Delivery to Operate in One of the Busiest Airspaces in the Country

Drones in America host Grant Guillot spoke with guest Ben Brooks, Policy Development Lead for Wing, a sister company of Alphabet that focuses on improving the safety, security, and viability of drone delivery. Brooks remarked on Wing’s improvements and adjustments through the years and how the scalability and ROI of the company has vastly improved,…

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Wing’s New Walgreens Partnership Means Drone Delivery is Finally Taking Off

In recent years, drones have flexed their usefulness for a multitude of purposes, from surveying in the construction industry, to risk assessment in telecommunications, to most recently, drone deliveries. This growth is bearing out in the numbers, too; commercial drone sales, since 2016, have experienced more than 900% growth, with projections placing sales in the…

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Amazon Launches Delivery Prescription Drug Service, Amazon Pharmacy

Amazon, once an online used bookstore, has grown to dominate the retail industry, the grocery industry, and now the pharmaceutical industry. Amazon’s latest business venture, Amazon Pharmacy, spells trouble for brick-and-mortar pharmacies like Walgreens, CVS, RiteAid and more. Launched in 45 states, the service offers special benefits for prime members, as well as discounts and…

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CVS’ COVID-19 Response Gave Them Q1 Success

Even with the pandemic, drugstore chain CVS had an sales-heavy Q1. Its same-store pharmacy sales went up 9.3%, and same-story front-of-store sales rose 8%. Prescription volume wasn’t immune to growth either, up by nearly 10%. Why, where as other drugstores are struggling, is CVS succeeding? On this episode of Business Casual’s Secure The Bag,…

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Walgreens Announces Drone Delivery Partnership

Delivery has become a significant differentiator for restaurants and retailers alike in 2019, but it seems to be on the verge of truly taking flight. That’s because Walgreens has announced a partnership with Alphabet Inc.-owned Wing Aviation, LLC, to begin tests for product delivery to customers. Wing is a drone company that specializes in…

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What CarePass From CVS Signals to the Market

In the 1970s, the Veterans Administration (now called the VA) mailed prescription medications to regional customers. This was actually far ahead of the curve. It was not until the 1990s that mail-order pharmacy services were common among the general population. Until recent years, people had to go to a physical pharmacy location for medications and…

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Facing Adversity Head-On: Leadership Insights From Charmeachealle Moore
July 23, 2024

Welcome to “Through the Storm,” where resilience and facing adversity head-on takes center stage. If you were to look up the word in the dictionary, you might just find a picture of Charmeachealle Moore, known affectionately as Mike Moore. His life story reads like a testament to unwavering determination and perseverance. Mike is a…

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Breaking the Cycle and Inspiring Others
July 23, 2024

Nowadays, the traditional path to education is being questioned more than ever and there are numerous stories that provide a beacon of hope for those considering alternative routes. As the number of adults without a high school diploma reaches nearly 22 million in the United States, the importance of understanding and embracing non-traditional education…

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School Safety and Regulatory Compliance
Approaching Safety and Regulatory Compliance with Intent and Purpose
July 23, 2024

In this episode of School Safety Today by Raptor Technologies Michelle Dawn Mooney sat down with special guest, Carrie Mockler, the Vice President of Operations at PublicSchoolWORKS, a Raptor Technologies company. PublicSchoolWORKS is a fully automated, all-in-one learning management system for online training for school staff and a comprehensive risk management program. Key Takeaways: •…

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The Power of Self-Compassion in Leadership and Cognitive Diversity Can Transform Workplaces
July 23, 2024

Mental health and a sense of belonging are critical issues in today’s workplaces. So much that it is essential to practice self-compassion and form a better understanding of cognitive diversity. Leaders today must navigate the complexities of fostering connection and reducing isolation among their teams. Recent studies indicate that 40 percent of employees feel…

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