Walgreens Eyes Health Tech Acquisition as it Expands Healthcare Unit

Walgreens Boots Alliance is eyeing an acquisition in technology after a successful year in primary care, specialty pharmacy, post-acute care and population health, reports Modern Healthcare. The Deerfield, Illinois-based pharmacy chain on Thursday said its fiscal year results exceeded expectations, and CEO Roz Brewer said the company’s next move could be into healthcare technology. “We’re pleased with the assets that we have, but we remain committed to our prior conversation that probably our next asset will look something like a tech asset,” Brewer told analysts during an earnings call. Read more.

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