Walgreens partners with healthcare provider Humana and is set to pilot in-store meal kit solutions.
Humana partnership: expanding its service offer
Walgreens has partnered with health and wellbeing provider Humana to offer senior-focused advice and services.
Stores in the Kansas City area will offer primary care clinics and Humana representatives will be on hand to assist shoppers in navigating healthcare ranges.
The primary care clinics will offer a more holistic approach to healthcare, looking to build long-term relationships with patients living with chronic conditions.
The partnership will provide free access to a range of health and wellness information, ranging from identifying local community support groups to conducting diabetes education classes.
Walgreens and Humana will look to bring these services online to provide more 24/7 access to customers.
CEO for Walgreens Boots Alliance Stefano Pessina commented on the partnership “With this new initiative, we can expand the care for seniors that our pharmacists and other team members have provided for decades.”
“I am confident that this collaboration will be a great example of the power of strategic partnership in providing better health care services in the communities we both serve.”
Chef’d tie-up: providing in-store meal kit solutions
Walgreens has partnered with Chef’d to pilot its meal kit range in 30 of its New York stores.
Meals are designed to serve two or more people and are priced at $15.99.
Drugstores offer a new route to market for meal kit providers aside from more frequently adopted subscription-based services.
Presence of meal kit solutions in physical stores provides opportunity for impulse purchases and offers a more convenient solution to shoppers.
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