Walgreens partners with a primary care tech startup to provide new ways to pay for medical care
Pearl Health, a health tech startup that helps primary care providers get paid for the quality of care they provide, just inked a partnership with Walgreens.
The partnership aims to help the pharmacy giant expand its reach beyond where it has primary care offices and pitch itself to health systems as a way to get paid to help keep patients healthier. That’ll happen by identifying people who might need more attention with New York-based Pearl’s software, then connecting them to Walgreens’ services to help them track medications, or get care at home through Walgreens’ recent CareCentrix acquisition.
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