Walgreens partners with Inovalon for managed care improvement
Deerfield Park, Ill. – Walgreens has entered into a multi-year agreement to provide Inovalon’s data-driven encounter support platform, Electronic Patient Assessment Solution Suite (ePASS) within healthcare clinics at select Walgreens to support improvements in managed care quality and performance.
The ePASS platform allows identification and resolution of gaps in quality, care, assessment, documentation, and risk score accuracy, as well as analytical capabilities. It will be rolled out at 400 stores nationwide.
"This agreement represents another step in Walgreens ongoing commitment to improving access and bringing innovative solutions to the healthcare marketplace," said Heather Helle, divisional VP, Healthcare Clinic. "Through this partnership, we’ll be able to utilize the power of analytics to provide a higher level of individualized care to our patients, which will ultimately improve the patient experience and outcomes. We are pleased to be able to leverage Inovalon’s data-driven capabilities to help the millions of members get, stay and live well."
Valpak integrates coupons into Google Wallet
Largo, Fla. – Valpak Direct Marketing Systems, Inc. will integrate offerings of local and national coupons into Google Wallet via the Wallet Objects API. The Valpak.com “Save to Google" feature will be available for desktop and mobile web users later this week.
To use Valpak coupons with Google Wallet, consumers will need to visit Valpak.com on their desktop computer or via their smart phone or tablet browser. They then access "local coupons," click on the coupon they want, scroll down to the button that says, "Save offer to Google." The offer will be saved directly to their Google Account and they can redeem in store using the Google Wallet app at checkout.
"Being a Google Wallet Objects integration partner demonstrates Valpak’s undertaking to be at the forefront of technology," said Michael Vivio, president of Cox Target Media, provider of Valpak. "And at the same time it shows our promise to consumers to provide them savings at their fingertips wherever they go."
Becker’s School Supplies relaunches e-commerce site
Pennsauken, N.J. – Becker’s School Supplies has redeveloped and relaunched its e-commerce site on the WebLinc e-commerce platform.
The WebLinc platform provides both front-end branding and back-end merchandising and management tools. Within months of launching its new site, Becker’s experienced a 120% jump in revenue compared to the same period last year and saw transaction volume increase by 81%.
“As a family-run business that was founded in the 1920s, Becker’s has always been focused on providing personal and attentive service, a philosophy that naturally extends to our online storefront,” said Robert Bonczkiewicz, catalog manager at Becker’s.