As of July 1, 2021, Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. and VillageMD had opened 46 previously announced Village Medical at Walgreens pharmacy locations during the past fiscal year. They plan to open the next 35 locations by the end of calendar 2021, for a total of approximately 80 co-locations. On July 8, 2021, Walgreens and VillageMD announced plans to open 29 of the new locations in Texas. On July 23, 2021, Walgreens and VillageMD expanded to Northern Indiana with four new locations.
In the Texas announcement, Walgreens said the strategic partnership is on track to meet its overall goal of opening at least 600 Village Medical at Walgreens in more than 30 U.S. markets over the next four years, with the intent to build hundreds more thereafter. The expansion is part of the $1 billion accelerated investment effort announced in January 2021 to deliver high-quality health care to consumers, with Village Medical primary care physicians and Walgreens pharmacy services through a coordinated care delivery model.
Walgreens is included in the United States segment of Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc., a global leader in retail pharmacy. Walgreens operates more than 9,000 retail locations across the United States, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. It serves more than 8 million consumers daily.
VillageMD, through its subsidiary Village Medical, is a leading, national provider of value-based primary care services. VillageMD partners with physicians to provide the tools, technology, operations, staffing support and industry relationships to deliver high-quality clinical care and better consumer outcomes, while reducing the total cost of care. The Village Medical brand provides primary care for consumers at traditional free-standing clinics, Village Medical at Walgreens clinics, at home and via virtual visits. VillageMD and Village Medical have grown to 15 markets and are responsible for more than 1.6 million consumers. VillageMD is also the largest participating sponsor of CMS’ new Direct Contracting program and estimates it serves more than 56,000 Medicare beneficiaries.
This was reported by Walgreens Boots Alliance on July 1, 2021.
Contact information: Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc., 108 Wilmot Road, Deerfield, IL 60015; 847-315-3700; Website: https://www.walgreensbootsalliance.com/
Contact information: Village MD, 125 South Clark Street, Suite 900, Chicago, IL 60603; 312-465-7900; Website: https://www.villagemd.com/