Walgreens, John Hopkins Medicine Expand Partnership
November 25, 2013
Deerfield, Ill.-based Walgreen Co. and Baltimore based Johns Hopkins Medicine (JHM) opened a new Walgreens store adjacent to the JHM campus. The store project is a joint effort to bring new health and wellness programs and other health care services to the surrounding community, furthering the partnership between Johns Hopkins and Walgreens to explore the development of new models for improving overall patient care. The new Walgreens “Well Experience” store offers health services, as well as healthy food options and a full selection of other daily-living products. In addition to its pharmacy, the store brings other health care resources to the community with a new Healthcare Clinic, staffed by board-certified nurse practitioners, marking the first Walgreens in-store retail clinic in the state of Maryland. The store is located at the Science and Technology Park adjacent to the Johns Hopkins medical campus at 900 N. Washington St. Walgreens currently operates 8,131 drugstores in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands.