Walgreens, Pearl Health Partner to Expand Value-Based Care Delivery
What You Should Know:
– Walgreens and Pearl Health, a provider enablement company has announced a strategic partnership to accelerate the expansion of value-based care in collaboration with community-based primary care physicians.
– Pearl Health offers technology and insight solutions that empower clinical teams to provide holistic, personalized treatment necessary for value-based, quality-focused care.
– As part of the strategic partnership, Walgreens will provide complementary services, including prescription fulfillment, medication adherence, immunizations, care gap closure and diagnostic testing. In addition, Walgreens will also work with providers to help patients discharged from the hospital transition to home.
Walgreens Continued Investment in Value-Based Care
The announcement marks Walgreens’ continued investment in value-based care, recently being the company’s majority investment in VillageMD, a national leader in primary, multispecialty and urgent care. A technology-enabling partnership with Pearl Health provides an additional, complementary value-based delivery channel that will allow Walgreens to reach more regions and patients and offer an even broader set of solutions to providers and health systems.
“Walgreens is committed to being the partner of choice for providers and health systems looking to transition quickly and effectively to value-based care and improve outcomes in the communities they serve,” said John Driscoll, executive vice president and president, U.S. Healthcare, Walgreens Boots Alliance. “Our partnership with Pearl Health allows us to reach more communities faster and enable comprehensive, affordable care that improves long-term health outcomes and fosters healthier communities.”