Giant Eagle Supermarkets is the latest retailer to ramp up its health offerings. The retailer plans to add health stations from higi to 218 of its 410 stores in Pennsylvania, Ohio, West Virginia, Indiana and Maryland. The higi stations offer free health screenings and health education tools and resources.
“higi has become a market leader, offering the capabilities needed for Giant Eagle pharmacists to connect the dots between the various healthcare entities contributing to the care of our shoppers” said Jim Tsipakis, senior VP of pharmacy at Giant Eagle, which operates more than 410 locations. “As our pharmacies continue to align with organizations and health systems seeking greater engagement with patients, our partnership with higi facilitates connectivity and careful coordination that ultimately benefits the patient.