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COVID-19 update: Pharmaceutical distribution response efforts

COVID-19 update: Pharmaceutical distribution response efforts

ARLINGTON, Va. — HDA and its distributor-member companies continue to work with partners across the pharmaceutical supply chain and public sector in response to COVID-19. Below are new resources that provide insight into our industry’s efforts: HDA Principles for Pandemic and Public Health Emergency Response: Released on June 11, HDA reaffirmed the industry’s commitment to assisting

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

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 names Chip Davis president and CEO

HDA names Chip Davis president and CEO

ARLINGTON, Va. — The Healthcare Distribution Alliance (HDA) board of directors’ executive committee announced Monday the appointment of Chester “Chip” Davis, to the position of president and chief executive officer. Davis will join HDA during March of this year. He joins HDA coming from the Association for Accessible Medicines (AAM), the nation’s leading trade association

Pharmacy Outlook: John Gray, HDA

Pharmacy Outlook: John Gray, HDA

A new decade presents an opportunity for reflection. For Healthcare Distribution Alliance and our pharmaceutical distributor members, 2020 finds us reexamining the value our industry provides to the larger health care ecosystem while reassessing our priorities and anticipating what is around the corner. HDA captured the state of our industry, and what the future may

Upsher-Smith wins two prestigious DIANA Awards

Upsher-Smith wins two prestigious DIANA Awards

MAPLE GROVE, Minn. – Upsher-Smith announced that it has been honored with two Distribution Industry Awards for Notable Achievement in Healthcare (DIANAs) for “Overall Manufacturer of the Year with sales less than $500 Million” and “Branded Pharmaceutical Product Manufacturer of the Year with sales less than $300 Million” by the Healthcare Distribution Alliance (HDA). The

John Gray announces retirement from HDA

John Gray announces retirement from HDA

ARLINGTON, Va. — John Gray, president and chief executive officer of the Healthcare Distribution Alliance (HDA), announced on Monday his retirement from the organization. Gray will remain in his position until May 2, 2020. Gray, who has led HDA (formerly known as the Healthcare Distribution Management Association) since 2004, is credited with restructuring and streamlining

Five HDA member companies honored

Five HDA member companies honored

ARLINGTON, Va. — The Healthcare Distribution Alliance recognized AbbVie US; AmerisourceBergen Corporation; Genentech, a Member of the Roche Group; McKesson Corporation and Pfizer, Inc., with the 2019 Distribution Management Award (DMA) for the MediLedger Project, a blockchain-enabled traceability initiative. The companies were honored today at the HDA Distribution Management Conference and Expo in Palm Desert, Calif.

HDA Traceability Seminar scheduled for October

HDA Traceability Seminar scheduled for October

ARLINGTON, Va. — The Healthcare Distribution Alliance (HDA) will convene pharmaceutical supply chain industry leaders at its Traceability Seminar, October 17 to 19 in Washington, D.C. The 2018 seminar will educate attendees about where the pharmaceutical supply chain is in relation to achieving full implementation of the Drug Supply Chain Security Act (DSCSA) in 2023; what to expect

HDA hails drug information-sharing agreement

HDA hails  drug information-sharing agreement

ARLINGTON, Va. — Healthcare Distribution Alliance (HDA) president and CEO John Gray welcomed Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ announcement yesterday of a prescription drug information-sharing agreement between the Drug Enforcement Administration and the attorneys general of 46 states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico. Through this agreement, the DEA will share information from its Automation

HDA to host international pharma conference in Geneva

HDA to host international pharma conference in Geneva

ARLINGTON, Va. — The Healthcare Distribution Alliance (HDA) plans to hold the 2017 International Pharmaceutical Distribution Conference (IPDC) this fall in Geneva, Switzerland. HDA said the fourth annual event, scheduled for Oct. 16 and 17 at the Grand Hotel Kempinski Geneva, will be held in partnership with the Swiss Pharma Logistics Association (Pharmalog.ch), European Healthcare

HDA to hold webinar on Origin GTIN repository

HDA to hold webinar on Origin GTIN repository

ARLINGTON, Va. — The Healthcare Distribution Alliance (HDA) is conducting a webinar to give an update on the development of its Global Trade Item Number (GTIN) repository service. Held in collaboration with channel data management and analytics solution provider ValueCentric LLC, the free webinar — titled “Origin: HDA’s Product Data Source” — is scheduled for