Apr 202017
 April 20, 2017  Posted by  Breaches, Business, Court, Featured News, Healthcare


DEERFIELD, Ill. & SUNRISE, Fla., December 08, 2014 – Walgreens (NYSE: WAG) (NASDAQ: WAG), the nation’s largest drugstore chain, and MDLIVE, the nation’s leading provider of telehealth services, today introduced a new telehealth offering that will give Walgreens website users 24/7 access to U.S. board-certified doctors through its mobile application.



DEERFIELD, Ill. & SUNRISE, Fla., June 10, 2015 – Walgreens, in collaboration with MDLIVE, the nation’s leading provider of telehealth services, today announced an expansion of its telehealth platform to users in Colorado, Illinois and Washington.



DEERFIELD, Ill., May 10, 2016 – Mental health conditions affect approximately 1-in-5 Americans each year – more than heart disease or diabetes1 – however it’s estimated more than half of those affected don’t or may never seek treatment. With many barriers and challenges facing both patients and the mental health system, Walgreens today is launching a new mental health platform and campaign to help meet the growing need for resources and access to care.


A new behavioral telehealth solution provided by Breakthrough, an MDLIVE company, will also be available through the Walgreens digital properties. Breakthrough offers access to more than 1,000 state-licensed therapists and psychiatrists to treat addiction, depression, stress and other behavioral health concerns.


Law360, Miami (April 19, 2017, 7:13 PM EDT) — A putative class action filed in Florida federal court alleges that national telehealth provider MDLive Inc. has designed its mobile app to secretly capture screenshots including sensitive patient information that it transmitted and stored without restricting access to medical providers with a legitimate need to see it.

The suit, filed Monday in Fort Lauderdale by Utah resident Joan Richards, seeks certification of a nationwide class that she estimates will number in the thousands and more than $5 million in damage……

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