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Lisa Schencker

Lisa Schencker is a Tribune business reporter covering health care, writing about patients, hospitals, health insurance and pharmaceutical companies. Before joining the Tribune in 2016, she worked at Modern Healthcare and at daily newspapers across the country, including the Salt Lake Tribune for seven years. She has lived in all four continental time zones, but mostly grew up in the northern suburbs of Chicago.
Amid EpiPen shortage, Walgreens teams up with drug company that offers an alternative

Amid a shortage of EpiPens, pharmacy chain Walgreens is teaming up with drugmaker Kaleo, which makes a competing allergy injection: Auvi-Q.

Silicon Valley firm and Abbott Labs team up on system for managing diabetes

Bigfoot Biomedical and Abbott Laboratories team up on a glucose-monitoring system for diabetics that also shows trends, projects levels and does not require pricking fingers.

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