WSJ: Walgreens is ready for solutions about Theranos blood checks

WSJ: Walgreens is waiting for answers about Theranos blood tests

Controversy has swirled round Silicon Valley startup Theranos ever because the Wall Road Journal reported the corporate has struggled to roll out its distinctive blood testing know-how. Since 2013 Walgreens has partnered with Theranos to make use of it for blood testing within the Phoenix space, however now the Journal says the pharmacy chain is on the lookout for solutions too. It claims that Walgreens came upon from the studies that Theranos had stopped utilizing its tiny “nanotainers” to gather blood for all however one sort of check. In a press release offered to Engadget (you’ll be able to learn it in full after the break), Walgreens says “we’re presently in discussions concerning the subsequent part of our relationship” and that the 2 try to determine a mutually useful association. In the meantime, Theranos has maintained it’s assured within the accuracy of its exams, and says that by being quicker and cheaper they will determine well being issues earlier.

Walgreens:

“With the completion of our Phoenix rollout that was a part of our present settlement with Theranos, we’re at present in discussions concerning the subsequent part of our relationship. Plans to open extra Theranos Wellness Facilities are dependent upon each corporations’ capability to succeed in a mutually useful association.”

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