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Report: Amazon will not sell drugs to hospitals

Report: Amazon will not sell drugs to hospitals

NEW YORK — Amazon Business, which sells bulk goods to business customers, has reportedly scrapped plans to distribute prescription drugs to hospitals. Instead of distributing pharmaceuticals, the network said the e-tailer will keep selling less regulated medical supplies to hospitals and smaller clinics — a business which it has found to have unexpected challenges. The

AmerisourceBergen shapes health care delivery

AmerisourceBergen shapes health care delivery

CHESTERBROOK, Pa. — AmerisourceBergen Corp. has done much to redefine the role of the pharmaceutical wholesaler in recent years. The company has augmented its core drug distribution operation with a variety of capabilities that better position it to help business partners throughout the supply chain succeed. When one hears the name AmerisourceBergen today, it is

AmerisourceBergen, Publix ink drug distribution pact

AmerisourceBergen, Publix ink drug distribution pact

VALLEY FORGE, Pa. — AmerisourceBergen Corp. has entered a long-term distribution deal with food and drug chain Publix Super Markets Inc. that includes branded, generic and over-the-counter pharmaceuticals. AmerisourceBergen said Thursday that the agreement includes direct delivery to Publix’s more than 980 pharmacies across the Southeast as well as its warehouse and central-fill facilities. The

AmerisourceBergen to build three DCs

VALLEY FORGE, Pa. — This summer, AmerisourceBergen Corp. plans to begin construction on three new distribution centers. The new facilities will be located in Olive Branch, Miss.; Shakopee, Minn.; and Newburgh, N.Y. AmerisourceBergen said building is expected take 18 to 24 months to complete. AmerisourceBergen Drug Corp. (ABDC), the company’s drug distribution unit and largest

AmerisourceBergen aligns resources with Rx

AmerisourceBergen aligns resources with Rx

AmerisourceBergen earlier this month unveiled plans to add three new facilities — in Olive Branch, Miss.; Shakopee, Minn.; and Newburgh, N.Y. — to its distribution network, which handles some 35% of the pharmaceutical products sold in the United States. The multimillion-dollar investment to build and equip the warehouses will bring the amount of money the

Rite Aid, McKesson expand distribution relationship

Rite Aid, McKesson expand distribution relationship

CAMP HILL, Pa. — Rite Aid Corp. and McKesson Corp. have expanded their distribution agreement to cover a longer time frame and include both generic and brand-name drugs. The companies said Tuesday that the new five-year agreement runs to March 2019. The deal marks a second extension of Rite Aid and McKesson’s primary distribution relationship.