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Why Walgreens, VillageMD See the Home as an ‘Increasingly Relevant’ Health Care Vertical

Everyone wants to know what Walgreens Boots Alliance’s (Nasdaq: WBA) health care strategy is. Over the past month, it has become increasingly clear. On Oct. 14, the company made another investment in the primary care company VillageMD. The price tag was $5.2 billion for Walgreens, following a $1 billion investment in VillageMD last year as …

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#Healthin2Point00, Episode 235 | Walgreens Health + VillageMD & CareCentrix, plus more deals

Today on Health in 2 Point 00, Noom launches a mental health offering, Noom Mood, Headspace partners with Waze to offer meditation while you drive, and we have one for the Press Release Hall of Fame where Dario Health announces a major partnership with a major national health plan— but doesn’t say who it is. …

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Walgreens Jump-Starts ‘Walgreens Health’ by Investing $5.5 Billion in VillageMD, CareCentrix

Walgreens Boots Alliance (Nasdaq: WBA), the holdings company for pharmacy store giant Walgreens, announced two major investments in home-based care on Thursday. The investments kick off its new long-term growth strategy. The first is a $5.2 billion investment in VillageMD to advance an already significant partnership that began in 2019. Walgreens is also betting big …

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Why Senior-Focused Primary Care Centers Are Reaching into the Home

More and more primary care centers have chosen to specialize in serving seniors. In particular, companies such as CareMax Inc. (Nasdaq: CMAX), VillageMD and Humana Inc., mainly through its CenterWell Senior Primary Care arm, have all solidified their spots in the senior care sector by becoming a one-stop-shop for geriatric services. Sign up for HHCN …

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‘Home-Based Care Is Going to Become More Important’: VillageMD Continues Expanding U.S. Footprint

The past year has been a busy one for VillageMD. In 2020, Walgreens Boots Alliance (Nasdaq: WBA) entered into a partnership with the startup and announced that it would be investing $1 billion in the value-based primary care provider over the following three years. Since then, VillageMD — through its subsidiary Village Medical — has …

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#Healthin2Point00, Episode 198 | Microsoft buys Nuance & lots of IPO rumors

Today on Health in 2 Point 00, Jess claims to be blameless for the drama between Jonathan Bush and Glen Tullman. On Episode 198, we talk about Microsoft buying Nuance for $16 billion and $3 billion in debt – is Microsoft taking over healthcare, and is this going to slow Nuance down? Cohere Health raises …

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VillageMD CEO: Life-Changing Primary Care Needs a Home-Centric Approach

VillageMD has effectively taken a home-based approach to primary care since its inception. That, plus its risk-based model, has made its services especially relevant over the last year. Founded in 2013, the Chicago-based VillageMD, through its subsidiary Village Medical, provides value-based primary care services. It has grown from a primary care practice of 13 physicians …

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Seeking Sustainable Reimbursement Model, Aging-in-Place Program CAPABLE Lands Partnership with VillageMD

As COVID-19 numbers rise heading into winter, U.S. policymakers and senior care advocates continue to explore new, innovative models that support aging in place. One such model is CAPABLE, an interdisciplinary program out of the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing that combines nursing care, occupational therapy and handyman services. While CAPABLE, which stands for “Community …

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Disrupt Podcast #35: Dr. Clive Fields of VillageMD

The 35th episode of our podcast, Disrupt, is now available! In 2013, co-founder and CMO Dr. Clive Fields helped launch primary care provider VillageMD as a 13-physician practice. Seven years later, VillageMD has grown to a 2,500-physician practice — one with an innovative care model partly shaped around the home. As one of its leaders, …

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Crossover Health: The Amazon Deal, Primary Care & The Rise of the ‘Health Activist’ Employer

By JESSICA DaMASSA, WTF HEALTH “Next-gen” healthcare might just be getting its start in primary care. So says Crossover Health’s CEO, Scott Shreeve, who laughingly channels Justin Timberlake and says he’s “bringing sexy back” to it too. With Walmart launching its own Healthcare Super Centers, Walgreens partnering with VillageMD in a $1-billion-dollar three-year deal, and …

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Health in 2 Point 00, Episode 134 | Health Tech’s “PPP Blacklist”, Walgreens and VillageMD, & more

Today on Episode 134 of Health in 2 Point 00, Jess and I cover Livongo’s stock price swinging, Brian Dolan’s PPP “Black List” for Health Tech Startups, and Oak Street Health & GoHealth filing their S-1’s. We also get Matthew’s take on Walgreen’s deal with Village MD to become a primary care center, and Doctor …

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‘Back to the Future’: Walgreens Invests $1B in VillageMD to Expand Community-Based Care Services

Two major retail chains — Walgreens and Walmart (NYSE: WMT) — are expanding their health care reach while increasing their footprints in the home- and community-based care space. Walgreens Boots Alliance (Nasdaq: WBA) — Walgreens’ holding company — and VillageMD announced a five-year plan Wednesday to expand the retailer’s full-service physician services at its stores. …

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