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HDA Research Foundation announces annual supply chain scholars

HDA Research Foundation announces annual supply chain scholars

ARLINGTON, Va. — The HDA Research Foundation today announces it has awarded graduate-level scholarships to four pharmaceutical supply chain leaders. The program was recently renamed to honor Karen J. Ribler, the Foundation’s former COO who led the organization for nearly 10 years; Ribler passed away in June 2021. “The past few years have proven that

Nicolette Louissaint to join HDA as SVP

Nicolette Louissaint to join HDA as SVP

ARLINGTON, Va. — The Healthcare Distribution Alliance (HDA)  announced that Nicolette  Louissaint, has been named the organization’s senior vice president of Policy and Strategic Planning. In this newly created role, Louissaint will become a member of HDA’s executive management team and report to president and chief executive officer Chester “Chip” Davis, Jr. She will join

Distribution industry remained efficient and resilient during first year of COVID-19

Distribution industry remained efficient and resilient during first year of COVID-19

ARLINGTON, Va. — Data released by the Healthcare Distribution Alliance (HDA) Research Foundation indicate that despite the challenges of COVID-19,pharmaceutical distributors maintained efficiencies to deliver millions of vaccines and medicines to providers — and ultimately patients. Published today, the 92nd Edition HDA Factbook: The Facts, Figures & Trends in Healthcare provides benchmarks and trends for the U.S.

White paper shows PSAOs provide meaningful support to independent pharmacies

White paper shows PSAOs provide meaningful support to independent pharmacies

ARLINGTON, Va. — Approximately 80 percent of independent retail and small chain pharmacies choose to use Pharmacy Services Administrative Organizations (PSAOs), as evidenced in a new white paper produced by Avalere Health. The white paper, titled, “The Role of Pharmacy Services Administrative Organizations for Independent Retail and Small Chain Pharmacies,” describes the range of services

Mauch and Gielen to lead HDA board again

Mauch and Gielen to lead HDA board again

ARLINGTON, Va. — The Healthcare Distribution Alliance (HDA) announced Monday that Robert Mauch, group president of AmerisourceBergen Corp., was elected to a second term as chairman of the HDA board of directors. Chad Gielen, president/CEO of Louisiana Wholesale Drug Co., will again serve as vice chairman. “HDA members are essential to healthcare delivery, and they

Few Rx supply chain stakeholders prepared to share DSCSA-required transaction data

Few Rx supply chain stakeholders prepared to share DSCSA-required transaction data

ARLINGTON, Va. — Results from a new HDA Research Foundation survey indicate that the pharmaceutical supply chain is entering a critical phase in achieving the transaction data connections required to comply with the Drug Supply Chain Security Act (DSCSA) in 2023. The inaugural EPCIS Implementation Benchmarking Survey gauges the current state of industry adoption of GS1 Electronic

HDA cancels 2021 PCSC Educational Seminar

HDA cancels 2021 PCSC Educational Seminar

ARLINGTON, Va. — After thoughtful consideration, HDA has decided to cancel the 2021 PCSC Educational Seminar, scheduled to take place on October 12–13 in Whippany, N.J. “While HDA was looking forward to hosting the seminar in person, we felt this was the best decision to make for the safety of our attendees as the Delta

HDA makes statement on authorization of COVID-19 booster shots

HDA makes statement on authorization of COVID-19 booster shots

ARLINGTON, Va. — Healthcare Distribution Alliance (HDA) president and CEO Chester “Chip” Davis, Jr., released a statement regarding the Biden Administration’s authorization of COVID-19 vaccine booster shots. “The Biden Administration’s recommendation that most Americans receive a coronavirus booster shot eight months after completing their initial vaccination represents a new phase in our collective fight against the

Distributors’ sustainability efforts: Protecting patients and the planet

Distributors’ sustainability efforts: Protecting patients and the planet

ARLINGTON, Va. — A new report estimates that the overall health costs of climate change already exceed $820 billion each year. The health care sector alone is responsible for nearly 5% of worldwide greenhouse gas emissions. According to a December 2020 Health Affairs study, “health damages stemming from U.S. [health care] pollution in 2013 [are]

Health delivered campaign highlights unique role of distributors

Health delivered campaign highlights unique role of distributors

ARLINGTON, Va. — Since launching their Health Delivered campaign on March 22, the Healthcare Distribution Alliance (HDA) has continued to highlight how healthcare distributors are ensuring a safe and efficient supply chain for Americans. President and CEO Chip Davis recently spoke with FiercePharma about the campaign, which highlights the integral role of distributors in response to COVID-19 and beyond. “Health Delivered is the

HDA honors pharmaceutical and consumer product manufacturers with DIANA awards

HDA honors pharmaceutical and consumer product manufacturers with DIANA awards

ARLINGTON, Va. — The Healthcare Distribution Alliance (HDA) honored 10 pharmaceutical and consumer product manufacturers with Distribution Industry Awards for Notable Achievements in Healthcare (DIANA Awards). The awards were presented in conjunction with the 2021 HDA BLC Online virtual conference. Established in 1959, the DIANA is one of HDA’s highest honors, recognizing manufacturer members for developing

HDA applauds Biden Administration efforts to strengthen supply chains

HDA applauds Biden Administration efforts to strengthen supply chains

ARLINGTON, Va. — Healthcare Distribution Alliance (HDA) president and CEO Chester “Chip” Davis, Jr., released the following statement in response to key findings from the Biden-Harris Administration 100-day supply chain review. “While the health care supply chain has proven to be resilient in the face of a global pandemic, COVID-19 exposed vulnerabilities that require further coordination, cooperation and

HDA dialogue explores DE&I efforts in the distribution sector

HDA dialogue explores DE&I efforts in the distribution sector

ARLINGTON, Va. — Discussions surrounding diversity, equity and inclusion (DE&I) are critically important to the healthcare distribution industry as this work ultimately strengthens the sector’s ability to deliver safe, affordable and efficient healthcare to patients across the nation. Earlier this month, HDA hosted a virtual discussion with four industry leaders who are fostering belonging within

HDA unveils an updated HealthDelivered.org

HDA unveils an updated HealthDelivered.org

ARLINGTON, Va. — The Healthcare Distribution Alliance (HDA) is rolling out a refreshedHealthDelivered.org to showcase the health care distribution industry’s integral role and logistics expertise. The updated site is the next phase of their “Health Delivered” campaign, which launched in March with a television ad that aired on cable and digital in D.C. and select states nationwide. Of note:

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