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‘Health Delivered’ campaign spotlights integral role of distributors in response to COVID-19

‘Health Delivered’ campaign spotlights integral role of distributors in response to COVID-19

ARLINGTON, Va. — The Healthcare Distribution Alliance (HDA) on Monday launched a campaign — “Health Delivered” — to communicate the healthcare distribution industry’s integral role and logistics expertise during the COVID-19 response, as well as distributors’ ongoing responsibility to fulfill the daily healthcare needs of all Americans. The first component of the campaign is a

Xavier Becerra confirmed as Biden’s health secretary

Xavier Becerra confirmed as Biden’s health secretary

WASHINGTON — The Senate on Thursday confirmed California Attorney General Xavier Becerra as President Joe Biden’s health secretary, filling a key position in the administration’s COVID-19 response and its major push to lower drug costs, expand insurance coverage, and eliminate racial disparities in medical care. The 50-49 vote makes the 63-year-old Becerra the first Latino

FDA approves Johnson & Johnson’s COVID vaccine

FDA approves Johnson & Johnson’s COVID vaccine

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved Johnson & Johnson’s single-dose COVID-19 vaccine for emergency use, marking another historic milestone in helping the nation emerge from the pandemic. The FDA’s emergency use authorization given on Saturday kickstarts the federal government’s plan to distribute nearly 4 million doses of Johnson & Johnson’s vaccine

HDA’s Chip Davis: Distributors are “answering the call” in response to COVID-19

HDA’s Chip Davis: Distributors are “answering the call” in response to COVID-19

ARLINGTON, Va. — During one of the most ambitious immunization campaigns in our history, HDA president and CEO Chip Davis reinforced the distribution industry’s commitment to “answering the call” when assisting the federal, state and local governments as part of a nationwide vaccination push. Today, Davis joined several other leading industry and public health experts

HDA issues statement on COVID-19 vaccine distribution and role of distribution industry

HDA issues statement on COVID-19 vaccine distribution and role of distribution industry

ARLINGTON, Va. — HDA president and CEO Chester “Chip” Davis, Jr., released the following statement in response to recent commentary related to the COVID-19 vaccination effort: “HDA and the health care distribution industry are committed to doing whatever is necessary to assist the Biden administration in meeting its goal of administering 100 million vaccines to

HDA issues statement on COVID-19 emergency relief package

HDA issues statement on COVID-19 emergency relief package

ARLINGTON, Va. — HDA president and CEO Chester “Chip” Davis, Jr., released a statement commenting on passage of the COVID-19 emergency relief package by the U.S. House of Representatives and the U.S. Senate. “HDA applauds Congress for passing the bipartisan economic stimulus package that will provide much needed relief to the businesses and millions of

HDA issues statement on FDA authorization of first COVID-19 vaccine

HDA issues statement on FDA authorization of first COVID-19 vaccine

ARLINGTON, Va. — HDA president and CEO Chester “Chip” Davis, Jr., released the following statement on the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) decision to grant Emergency Use Authorization of the first COVID-19 vaccine, manufactured by Pfizer and BioNTech: “Today’s decision by the FDA marks a historic turning point in the fight against this global

HDA outlines principles for pandemic and public health emergency response

HDA outlines principles for pandemic and public health emergency response

ARLINGTON, Va. — The Healthcare Distribution Alliance (HDA) released policy principles reaffirming the pharmaceutical distribution industry’s commitment to assisting the country and frontline healthcare providers during pandemics and public health emergencies. HDA highlights four priority areas: Supply Chain Coordination: Coordination between the public and private sector is key to addressing public health crises. Accordingly, a consolidated contact within the

New HDA chief awed by the resiliency of the supply chain

New HDA chief awed by the resiliency of the supply chain

  ARLINGTON, Va. — Taking on a new leadership role is never easy; taking the helm during a global pandemic, however, especially when job No. 1 for the organization’s members involves keeping the country’s vital medical supply chain running smoothly, defines daunting. But being named president and chief executive officer of the Healthcare Distribution Alliance

New HDA video showcases distributor COVID-19 response efforts

New HDA video showcases distributor COVID-19 response efforts

ARLINGTON, Va. — HDA has released a two-minute video that further reinforces the pharmaceutical distribution industry’s critical function as it adapts and rises to the challenge of COVID-19, while also continuing the vital work of delivering the medicines Americans rely on to manage their daily health care needs. The video features HDA president and CEO

HDA’s Davis pens letter to pharmacy community on COVID-19

HDA’s Davis pens letter to pharmacy community on COVID-19

ARLINGTON, Va.— On April 27, HDA president and CEO Chester “Chip” Davis, sent a letter to the leadership of major pharmacy organizations to underscore how individual distributors typically manage, and are adapting to, the unprecedented supply challenges presented by COVID-19. Recipients included: American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy; American Pharmacists Association; American Society of Health-System Pharmacists;

Logistics will help win the battle against COVID-19

Logistics will help win the battle against COVID-19

Across the country, brave, frontline health care professionals are working around the clock as our nation grapples with the COVID-19 pandemic. These workers — the true heroes of the pandemic — are treating patients, maintaining vital health care operations and serving as emergency responders. In this time of crisis, it is also important to remember

HDA issues statement on FDA drug importation proposal

HDA issues statement on FDA drug importation proposal

ARLINGTON, Va.  – In response to the Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) proposed rule on prescription drug importation, Healthcare Distribution Alliance (HDA) president and CEO Chester “Chip” Davis, Jr. released the following statement: “As the vital link within the healthcare ecosystem, HDA’s pharmaceutical distributor members share FDA’s commitment to ensuring that Americans have access to