The platform will also let consumers connect third-party health trackers, such as Apple Health, Fitbit and Google Fit apps, to allow them to track their vitals and medication regimen. The app will offer customers a chance to set goals to increase their in-app health score, which can be tracked in the app and are connected to rewards offered to consumers through the platform.
The app can also be used for pharmacy services, including managing prescriptions, scheduling vaccine appointments and assisting customers find telehealth providers, according to the release.
Albertsons is in the process of a merger with rival Kroger, which has yet to be approved by federal regulators. If approved, it would create a mega-grocer that would be more competitive with Walmart, which is the largest grocer in the U.S. by revenue.