The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation has enlisted Walgreens as a major owner in the company Cystic Fibrosis Services, Inc. which is a specialty pharmacy that supports the cystic fibrosis community. CF Services will remain in its current location and operate under its current name.
Robert J. Beall, PhD, President and CEO of CFF has said, "By working with a pharmacy chain the size and stature of Walgreens, we will be better able to offer people with CF greater access to high-quality, customer-friendly pharmacy services. Together, CF Services and Walgreens can bring pharmacy services to a higher level for the CF community."
Walgreens and CF Services plan to work together to make the transition for current customers as smooth as possible. Current customers will be able to use the same toll free telephone number to order medications and to speak to the same knowledgeable professionals. In the long term, CF Services plans to provide a larger array of services for those in the CF community.