Retail Strategies

New Walgreen's CEO Tim Wentworth said he and the board will meet in April to conduct a strategic review of Walgreens’ retail, pharmacy and health care business portfolio and to develop a road map for the future.
Retail health clinics are growing not only in number but in scope of services delivered. But so far, these outlets primarily are located in higher-income communities ringing urban areas with large populations while rural and underserved communities remain largely out of the picture.
A new database created by the U.S. Census Bureau’s Enhancing Health (EHealth) Data Program and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) aims to bring context to how the number of retail health clinics (RHCs) has accelerated in recent years.
News that Walgreens-backed VillageMD is buying Summit Health-CityMD for $8.9 billion including debt is more than just another example of how the retail health market is consolidating. It’s a sign of how quickly the retail pharmacy giant believes its health care division will become profitable.
The continuing rise of retail health clinics throughout the U.S. has significantly increased convenient access to care for vulnerable populations seeking quick resolutions to common ailments or wanting a COVID-19 vaccination. More than 70% of health care leaders globally believe the quality of care…
In this webinar, we’ll talk about the challenge, the parallels with the retail industry’s “omnichannel” evolution, and the role that analytics can play in developing a holistic access strategy. You will also hear first-hand insights into how RWJBarnabas Health is approaching this critical process…