A familiar face in the community.
The pharmacist is at the heart of each community pharmacy - in thousands of locations
nationwide. We're the trusted healthcare resource that provides convenient, consistent,
face-to-face access to comprehensive care.
We fill more than prescriptions.
- Extraordinary Services: Offering appropriate medical and pharmacy
utilization, disease management consultation, and medication and clinical adherence.
- Largest Buyer: Filling one out of every five prescriptions in the United
States - making us the largest pharmaceutical buyer in the world.
- Generics Leader: Leading the industry with a 77.6% Generic Dispensing
Rate1, ensuring that new generics are available the first day they come to market,
to capture savings from day one, and offering the fastest Generic Conversion Rate of national
- Adherence Innovator: Improving Medication Possession Ratio (MPR) - which
is the key to adherence. We also offer specific interventions with proven results to address
general nonadherence, drop-off before 1st refill, and lack of adherence in high-touch patients
with complex, high-cost regimens.
Personalizing the healthcare experience.
Our one-on-one approach to care makes an important connection - an important difference - in
delivering more effective patient care. Whether a prescription is ordered at our stores, online
or through the mail, we utilize a single, centralized patient information database with access
to prescription records nationwide. This allows for quick service and consultation, minimizes
lapse in medication and detects possible adverse transaction complications due to multiple
Driving greater healthcare ROI.
Whether it's through cost-effective Healthcare Clinic services*, our success in reducing
hospital readmissions or the many ways we help you control pharmacy expense, Walgreens offers
payers of all types a full arsenal of solutions that contain cost and produce greater value in
Providing convenient access.
Two thirds of Americans live within three miles of a Walgreens community pharmacy. And we serve
nearly half of the 43% of the U.S. population in medically underserved areas. With such
unparalleled presence in the community, we've become America's favorite pharmacy.
2 Walgreens Pharmacy Benefit Solutions. 2010 Trend Report
*Patient care services provided by Take Care Health Services, an independently owned
corporation whose licensed healthcare professionals are not employed by or agents of Walgreen
Co., or its subsidiaries, including Take Care Health Systems, LLC.