Insulin treatment persistence varies among payers March 25, 2017 By Tracey Walker A study from Walgreens provides a benchmark of basal insulin treatment persistence across different payers in the United States. Your New Role in the Battle Against Depression March 15, 2017 By Jill Sederstrom A shortage of mental health-care providers, coupled with pharmacists’ unique skills and access to patients, has led to a significant opportunity for community and health-system pharmacists to aid in detection of depression and in medication selection and counseling for patients with depression. Walgreens Program Creates Cancer-Specialized Locations March 15, 2017 By Christine Blank How Walgreens is helping pharmacists be more involved than ever in helping cancer patients. Walmart Pharmacy Adds Express Lanes to Its App March 02, 2017 By Christine Blank New express lanes are designed to make it easier for customers to quickly fill their prescriptions. Rite Aid, Albertsons Expand Naloxone Access February 28, 2017 By Christine Blank Rite Aid and Albertsons expand naloxone Access, hoping to curb the opioid epidemic. Chains Step up Efforts Against Drug Abuse Naloxone can now be dispensed without a prescription in 33 states and Washington, DC. Here's how two big pharmacy chains are making the livesaving opioid antagonist more accessible. Walgreens faces anti-tobacco effort ahead of annual meeting January 09, 2017 By Christine Blank Two organizations opposed to tobacco sales at pharmacy chains are turning their attention to Walgreens’ annual shareholder meeting on January 26. Report: Pharmacists dispensing dangerous drug combos January 09, 2017 By Christine Blank Walgreens, CVS Health and other drug chains promised to improve procedures after a Chicago Tribune investigation found that pharmacists at several retail chains filled prescriptions with dangerous drug combinations. Better outcomes for CF patients in monitoring program November 11, 2016 By Tracey Walker Study examines the effectiveness of the Walgreens Connected Care CF program compared to a matched sample of control patients.