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We're Hiring!

Thu, 03/06/2014 - 13:03 - Drew Schweinfurth

The Walgreens API Program is looking to hire a Developer Relations Manager to continue to recruit and support third party developers for our QuickPrints and Prescription API programs.  

The Developer Relations Manager will also be heavily involved with the roll-out of new API program offerings and our overall developer evangelsm & marketing efforts.

The role will be based out of our downtown Chicago eCommerce office and full details of the role, as well as a link to apply for the job, can be found online on the Walgreens Careers site.



Joe Rago

Sr. Product Manager

Walgreens API

Introducing ZipScript: A New Rx API Integration

Wed, 02/12/2014 - 14:26 - Drew Schweinfurth

Walgreens would like to announce that MEA Mobile ( has integrated our Prescription Refill API within it brand new ZipScript app for Android.  With this release, MEA Mobile is our first third-party developer to integrate both our QuickPrints and Prescription APIs into their suite of mobile apps.


ZipScript allows for customers to easily complete their Walgreens pharmacy prescription refills.  Hold your phone over your prescription bottle and the app will read the label.   ZipScript is a fast way to refill your prescriptions at over 8,000 Walgreens locations.  


According to Bruce Seymour, Managing Director for MEA Mobile, "We integrated the Walgreens prescription API because MEA Mobile understands the growing need for mobile development in the health care space. Walgreens RX API integration is a first step along an exciting path for MEA Mobile."


Download ZipScript for Android from Google Play today!



Introducing dailyRx: A New Rx API Integration

Wed, 02/12/2014 - 10:33 - Drew Schweinfurth

Walgreens would like to announce that dailyRx has integrated our Prescription Refill & Transfer APIs within the latest updates of its iOS (iPhone & iPad) and Android apps.  


The dailyRx News Network (dNN) connects healthcare decision makers, consumers and patients to a dynamic network of information, applications and services. The dailyRx mobile app allows patients to stay connected to their health on the go with the latest doctor-reviewed health news and patient education from the dailyRx News Network, access to medication refills, prescription transfer and a medications encyclopedia covering health topics that matter most to them.


According to Sean Brindley, SVP & General Manager of dailyRx, "We are pleased to partner with a world-class pharmacy such as Walgreens. Integrating the Walgreens API within the dailyRx News mobile app increases the overall utility to patients. Our mobile users can easily process their Walgreens refill requests anytime of the day. We believe Walgreens is empowering both patients and healthcare providers to improve medication adherence and reduce overall care delivery costs."


Download dailyRx from the Apple App Store or Google Play today!



Introducing Printicular for Windows Phone 8

Fri, 02/07/2014 - 11:11 - Drew Schweinfurth

Walgreens is proud to introduce the newest member of the Printicular family with its latest QuickPrints integration on the Windows Phone 8 platform. 

Printicular ( allows you to send photos directly from your phone or tablet to your local Walgreens.  No need to sync your phone with your computer. No need to transfer images from your device to another application. No Login or Passwords required! Printicular enables you to easily choose pictures from your albums to print and pick up at your local Walgreens in about an hour.

According to Rod Macfarlane, Director of MEA Mobile, "Integrating the Quick Prints SDK into our Windows Phone 8 couldn't be easier. We had a live app in the Windows Phone App Store in no time at all. Now you can print your photos from the ease of a Printicular App on every major mobile platform." 

Download Printicular for Windows Phone 8 today!  


Apps World North America

Fri, 02/07/2014 - 10:35 - Drew Schweinfurth

Presentation by Joe Rago (Sr. Product Manager) at Apps World North America in San Francisco, CA on Wednesday February 5, 2014.

Introducing MediaFire!

Wed, 02/05/2014 - 09:22 - Drew Schweinfurth

Walgreens is excited to annouce that MediaFire has integrated the QuickPrints API into their website!

MediaFire stores all your media and makes it available to you anytime you want it, anywhere you go, on any device you have. Available for Windows, OSX, iPhone, Android and Web, more than 35 million people use MediaFire every month to quickly and securely store, organize, and share all their personal and work data. MediaFire is the only online storage solution to offer unlimited downloads, download resuming, zero wait times and more, all for free.

"Every day, over 35 Million people use MediaFire to store and share their photos and videos online," said Tom Langridge, MediaFire's Vice President of Communications, "Through adding QuickPrints support, our users can now instantly send their photos from MediaFire to any Walgreens for fast, professional prints. Whether you are a professional photographer, or just looking to share your photos with your family and friends, MediaFire makes it easier than ever to share and enjoy your photos."

Visit MediaFire today to preserve and print your digital photo memories!


Introducing Pixmarx for iOS

Fri, 01/31/2014 - 10:15 - Drew Schweinfurth

Walgreens is proud to introduce Pixmarx for iOS as the latest integration of the QuickPrints API.

With Pixmarx, you can jazz up your photos with watermarks from your favorite places or events. Simply take a picture, add a watermark and share or print, it’s that easy. You can also add your own watermark or text to photos.  

According to Barry Crutchfield, Co-Founder of Focustrain LLC, "Pixmarx now lets you send your photos to Walgreens for fast, professional prints! Printing your photos from Pixmarx is simple with QuickPrints. QuickPrints allows you to send photos from Pixmarx to any Walgreens for fast, professional prints. Amaze your friends with square prints from Walgreens.  Download Pixmarx for iPhone or iPad today!


QuickPrints: Introducing DragDropPhotoPrints for Mac OS X

Sat, 01/18/2014 - 15:32 - Drew Schweinfurth

The Walgreens API team is proud to welcome DragDropPhotoPrints as our latest QuickPrints integration and our first for the Mac OS X desktop platform.

DragDropPhotoPrints is one of most efficient ways to print photos with Walgreens on your Mac.  Great for sending mom photos of your kids, making permanent selfies for your boyfriend or girflriend, scrapbooking those holiday snaps, or just to ensure your photos are kept safe for the future in a non-digital format. 

According to Richard Childs, Lead App Developer for Suburban Apps, "Walgreens QuickPrints service is leading the way in seamlessly printing photos from mobile devices. We wanted to bring that experience to the Mac by offering a simple, straight forward way of printing photos from anywhere. As the largest drug retailing chain in the United States, it was an easy choice for us to work with Walgreens to create DragDropPhotoPrints as our first product."

Don't waste any more time, download DragDropPhotoPrints today!


Introducing RxmindMe: A New Rx API Integration

Thu, 01/09/2014 - 15:36 - Drew Schweinfurth

The Walgreens API team would like to welcome RxmindMe for iPhone as the newest integration of the Walgreens Prescription Reflll & Transfer APIs.

RxmindMe is a reminder app for your medications, vitamins and supplements. It allows you to enter all your dosage information, set up reminders and keep track of when you take them.

App Feature Highlights:
• Customize with 9 different types of reminders based on the dosage frequency 
• Keeping track of your medication adherence will automatically update the prescription quantity
• Ability to refill or transfer an existing prescription to Walgreens
• Export all your prescription data with ease
• Email prescription history 
• Ability to search the entire FDA Drug Database for your medications
• All of your prescription information is secure and is only stored on your iPhone. You can even protect it with a passcode. 
• Historical tracking of your prescriptions 

Warning: RxmindMe is for entertainment purposes only. You should not rely on this app alone to remember to take medications.

Download RxmindMe from the Apple App Store today!