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WebMD: New Platform Balance Rewards & Prescription API Integration

Mon, 04/27/2015 - 11:55 - Drew Schweinfurth

Walgreens is extremely excited to announce a new integration with WebMD with the Walgreens Prescription and Balance Rewards APIs. Within the WebMD iPhone app, customers can take advantage of the Prescription Refill & Transfer APIs within the "Health Tools" section of the app and participate in our Balance Rewards program within the "Healthy Target" feature. For WebMD Android app customers, the ability to refill or transfer a Walgreens prescription is available within the "Health Tools" feature.
 
WebMD offers physician-reviewed health content and interactive tools in addition to on-demand healthy living information. The innovative design marries content and utility informed by more than five years of user insights and feedback.
 
WebMD for iPhone also features Healthy Target, an innovative health improvement program that will help you create and sustain healthy habits. By connecting an activity tracker, wireless scale, blood pressure monitor, or glucometer you'll be able to view all of your data in one location and receive WebMD contextual content and insights while getting rewarded for making healthy choices with the Walgreens Balance Rewards API integrated into the WebMD app. 
 
Now hold your, because you can also use the WebMD iPhone and Android apps inside the Health Tools to Refill and Transfer you prescriptions to Walgreens via the Prescription API. WebMD allows you to scan or manually enter the prescription for refilling and send a photo of the prescription bottle for transferring to Walgreens. 
 
 
Check out the health powerhouse WebMD iPhone and Android applications today!
 




Introducing: Heart Partner™, a Heart Healthy Balance Rewards Integration

Mon, 11/07/2016 - 14:27 - Drew Schweinfurth

We have our hearts beating strongly as we are ready to tell you all about Novartis' Heart Partner™ application integrating our Balance Rewards for Healthy Choices API. Checkout the integration on the Apple App Store.

Managing a chronic condition like Heart Failure (HF) is no easy task and it affects not only the HF patients, but their caregivers as well.  For HF patients it is sometimes difficult to keep up with a healthier lifestyle and managing their HF treatment. The newly developed Heart Partner™ app helps coordinate care in a simple and easy way.  The app allows for tracking daily activity and vitals such as blood pressure or weight, medication compliance, and more!

 

“We are excited to complement our app by integrating with the Walgreens Balance® Rewards Program! This is a simple and easy way for HF patients and their caregivers to track healthier behaviors and have the patient be rewarded with Balance® Rewards points to use towards healthier purchases, which is so important for managing heart failure -- together”, said Lisa Blizzard, Director of Consumer Marketing with Novartis.

 

Start tracking your healthy habits and earn points, download the Heart Partner™ app at the Apple App Store today!





Introducing Lifesum: A New Balance Rewards Integration

Tue, 05/31/2016 - 12:32 - Manush Shah

We are thrilled to announce the latest BRhc API partner, Lifesum. Checkout the integration on the App Store.

Lifesum's core belief is healthy living, simplified. Whether you want to lose weight, bulk up or just be healthier, Lifesum helps you change your small, everyday habits, so you can transform your life.  We think they've taken a unique approach to rewarding their customers for making healthy choices through their application. 

"We're so excited to be launching the Balance Rewards integration together with Walgreens," said Tove Weslund, Founder & VP Product, Lifesum. "It's great to be able to reward our users for taking an extra walk or taking the stairs instead of the elevator. We believe the integration is a great step towards Lifesum's goal; to make everyone, everywhere healthier and happier."

Start making healthy choices today by using the Lifesum app.





Introducing MedM Health Cloud, a new Balance Rewards Integration

Wed, 03/30/2016 - 16:47 - Drew Schweinfurth

Walgreens is happy to announce that MedM Health Cloud has now integrated the Balance Rewards API! You can connect to our Balance Rewards API via their website: https://health.medm.com/en/help/walgreens
 
MedM has built a healthy activity cloud platform, allowing users to track everything from step tracking to blood glucose / pressure monitoring! Walgreens is happy to bring in an integration that stores healthy activities from over 200 connected devices. You can even download their MedM Health App from Android, iOS, Windows, or even Blackberry and start tracking healthy activities today!
 
“We see Walgreens is making a revolution in Remote Monitoring by solving a key problem - patients tend to give up any kind of monitoring after a while rendering all tools and technologies useless,” said Michael Pliskin, CTO, MedM. "By actually rewarding Balance Rewards points directly to patients for tracking their health condition, Walgreens changes the industry landscape completely and we at MedM are happy to be part of it and bring our technology and 200+ medical device portfolio into the program."
 
You can get started using the MedM Health Cloud today directly on the cloud portal: https://health.medm.com/en/help/walgreens




Introducing Roche, a new Balance Rewards API Integration

Tue, 03/15/2016 - 12:34 - Drew Schweinfurth

 

Walgreens is very excited to announce that a long time partner, Roche has added their myriad of devices into our Balance Rewards API ecosystem. 
 
With Roche’s Accu-Chek Connect application customers can connect compatible devices with their Walgreens Balance Rewards account and start earning points today! Access the full list of compatible devices on Roche’s website: https://www.accu-chek.com/microsites/connect/index.html
 
Roche has sold their devices through our stores for years and we think this integration builds on an amazing partnership. Their portal gives access to Accu-Chek Blood Glucose device readings which can be redeemed for Balance Rewards points via our Balance Rewards API.
 
"We are excited to announce the integration of Accu-Chek Connect System with the Walgreens Balance Rewards API," said Kimberly Ward, Group Marketing Manager, Regional Portfolio Development, Roche Diabetes Care.  "People with diabetes want to stay on top of their disease. The Accu-Chek Connect meter and app help them understand how choices they make day to day can impact their test results. By linking this innovative solution with the Walgreens interface, Accu-Chek Connect users can actually be rewarded for something they do every day through their usual testing routine."
 
Checkout their amazing integration today! Get info directly from their website: https://www.accu-chek.com/microsites/connect/index.html




Introducing Charity Miles: A Giving Balance Rewards API Integration

Tue, 08/25/2015 - 11:30 - Drew Schweinfurth

Walgreens is happy to announce the newest Balance Rewards API integration, Charity Miles, which can be found on the Apple App Store and Google Play Store
 
Charity Miles is a free iPhone/Android app that enables you to earn money for charities when you walk, run or bike. Just choose a charity and get moving. As you walk, run or bike, you earn money for the charity, courtesy of corporate sponsors. Thanks to Walgreens, you can also earn Balance Rewards points by connecting your Charity Miles and Walgreens accounts!
 
"We're thrilled to partner with Walgreens." says Charity Miles Founder, Gene Gurkoff. "Together we can help grow a movement in which millions of people walk with a cause in their heart , for a healthy, happy world, every day."
 
Don’t miss out today, start giving back to some really amazing charities! Download Charity Miles on the Apple App Store and Google Play Store.  




The Johnson & Johnson Official 7 Minute Workout® App is now integrated with Balance Rewards

Fri, 06/26/2015 - 12:16 - Drew Schweinfurth

 

Walgreens is proud to announce our newest Balance Rewards API integration with The Johnson & Johnson Official 7 Minute Workout® App, which can be found on the Apple App Store

Using the app, users are incentivized to stay healthy by taking only 7 minutes of their day to push through a workout that fits their lifestyle.  Connecting with Walgreens' newest Balance Rewards API activity, General Exercise, users get rewarded 20 Balance Rewards points for doing a single workout every day!
 
“Approximately 80 percent of adult Americans don’t get the recommended amount of exercise, and lack of time and energy are among the top reasons cited for not exercising,” said Len Greer, President of Johnson & Johnson Health and Wellness Solutions, Inc. “The Johnson & Johnson Official 7 Minute Workout® app was designed to address these barriers. Both Walgreens and Johnson & Johnson are committed to helping consumers live healthier and more vibrant lives by providing simple, effective and engaging solutions that are personalized to meet each individual’s unique needs.”
 
Start your summer off with a healthy exercise, by downloading The Johnson & Johnson Official 7 Minute Workout® App and trying out you first 7 minute exercise! You can download the free app built for the iPhone and iPad directly from the Apple App Store.




Introducing Glow: Now With Walgreens Rx Refill!

Tue, 04/28/2015 - 14:44 - Drew Schweinfurth

We are just beaming to announce the fact that one of our newest Prescription API partners is Glow, for iOS and Android.
 
Glow's menstrual and ovulation calendars help women learn about their fertility, whether avoiding or attempting pregnancy. Glow (https://glowing.comis a period tracker that also records your ovulation, mood, symptoms, sex, and medications, and assists those undergoing fertility treatments like IVF or IUI. With their latest app release, Glow also allows for male partners to have their own experience within the Glow app that helps them track their own fertility health.
 
"Partnering with Walgreens will make it easier for women to manage their reproductive health and family planning," says Jennifer Tye, Glow's Vice President of Partnerships and Marketing. "The Glow App empowers users to take control of their reproductive health, and we're excited to give Glow users simplified access to birth control within the app. We believe that women should have access to information and insights about their bodies and their health, in every phase of their life. Our partnership with Walgreens is an important step in furthering that mission."
 
Take control of your reproductive health today by downloading the Glow app for iOS and Android




Introducing Atari Fit: A New Balance Rewards API Integration

Wed, 03/25/2015 - 17:17 - Drew Schweinfurth

Not since the early days of PitFall® has Walgreens been as excited as we are about our newest Balance Rewards API integration. As the Atari Fit homepage boldly states: "WORK OUT, EARN POINTS, PLAY GAMES”.
 
The new Atari Fit application (available for iOS and Android) is a feature rich fitness app that motivates users to work out individually or in collaboration with friends, while earning points to unlock classic Atari games, including Pong®, Super Breakout®, Centipede®, and more! 
 
"Atari's knowledge of gamification will bring a new dimension to our program," said Adam Pellegrini, Vice President of Digital Health, Walgreens. "It's a gamified fitness experience with an Atari twist. Players are motivated to work toward their fitness goals, while offering a fun, competitive experience where they earn coins and can unlock their favorite classic Atari games. The team and leaderboard components are especially unique to the Atari Fit experience, as players around the globe can exercise, play and get healthy together.” said Fred Chesnais, Chief Executive Officer, Atari.
 
Work out, earn points and play games by downloading the Atari Fit application from the Apple iTunes or Google Play app stores today!
 




Introducing Healthjibe: A New Balance Rewards API Integration

Wed, 03/18/2015 - 16:06 - Drew Schweinfurth

Walgreens is feeling groovy about the announcement a new Balance Rewards API integration with the Healthjibe mobile apps, which can be found on the Apple App Store and Google Play Store.
 
The HealthJibe app provides you with real-time awareness and guidance using data collected from wireless health sensors such as activity monitors, body analyzers, blood pressure monitors, and glucose monitors along with feeds from medical and pharmacy claim repositories. And a unique barcoding technology allows you to capture data from medication fills, preventive screenings, and other health care encounters at the point of sale or point of care.  
 
"We are thrilled to work with Walgreens Balance Rewards API to reward our users when they stay on top of their emerging health risks and recommended preventive care screenings," said Bob Blonchek President and CEO of Digital Health Innovations, Inc." Our goal is to bring health risk management and prevention into the consumer's daily digital routine. Walgreens Balance Rewards will help us further incentivize our users to make health risk management and prevention a habit in their lives.
 
Start tracking your health and be happy today by grabbing the Healthjibe application which can be found on the Apple App Store and Google Play Store.