Walgreens offers new tool for chronic care management

Walgreens is expanding the services available on its Walgreens Find Care digital platform to include chronic care management. The company is now offering connected devices and digital therapeutic solutions for asthma and COPD management from Propeller Health, and diabetes management from Dexcom on the platform.

Since launching the platform, Vanderbilt Health, Aspen Dental, Partners in Primary Care, Norton Healthcare, Community Health Network, and Houston Methodist have joined a group of 26 national and local organizations providing health services such as primary care, dental care, and telehealth.

Offerings on the Find Care platform are shown based on a user’s location. Users have the ability to schedule visits or complete virtual consultations in some markets, potentially connecting to a health care provider within minutes. All Walgreens Find Care offerings are accessible through the Walgreens mobile app and e-commerce site.

“Our research shows that Walgreens customers are looking for new, convenient, and affordable ways to understand and manage their health care needs,” said Giovanni Monti, VP and director of health care innovation at Walgreens Boots Alliance. “We believe that by integrating connected care devices, digital therapeutics, and the pharmacy experience, we’ll help individuals better manage their chronic conditions while also lowering the overall cost of care.”

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