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HDA announces Drew and Mauch to lead board of directors

HDA announces Drew and Mauch to lead board of directors

ARLINGTON, Va.  — The Healthcare Distribution Alliance (HDA) announced today the election of Greg Drew, president of Value Drug Company, as chairman of HDA’s board of directors. Robert Mauch, executive vice president and group president at AmerisourceBergen Corporation, was elected vice chairman. The new leadership was announced at the HDA Annual Board and Membership Meeting. Drew,

2018 Retail Forecast: Learning to Adapt

2018 Retail Forecast: Learning to Adapt

What will the second year of the Trump administration look like? Is the demise of the Affordable Care Act imminent? Will pharmacists get the greater role in health care they have long sought? These are among the questions top chain drug industry executives are pondering as they look to 2018. With spiraling health care costs and

AmerisourceBergen to buy H.D. Smith

AmerisourceBergen to buy H.D. Smith

VALLEY FORGE, Pa. — AmerisourceBergen Corp. plans to acquire fellow pharmaceutical distributor H.D. Smith for $815 million in cash. The companies said late Monday that the transaction, pending regulatory review and other closing conditions, is expected to close in early 2018. Springfield, Ill.-based H. D. Smith, the nation’s largest independent wholesaler, also operates CompleteCare Pharmacy,

Walgreens stocks all pharmacies with Narcan Nasal Spray

Walgreens stocks all pharmacies with Narcan Nasal Spray

DEERFIELD, Ill. — Walgreens is now carrying Adapt Pharma’s Narcan, a nasal spray form of opioid overdose antidote naloxone, in all of its more than 8,000 pharmacies nationwide. Walgreens said Tuesday it’s adopting Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommendations by educating patients about Narcan Nasal Spray when they are dispensed a controlled substance

Operations restructured at AmerisourceBergen

VALLEY FORGE, Pa. — AmerisourceBergen Corp. has reorganized its operating model and leadership team to meet customer needs in what the company says will be “a more seamless and unified way.” The pharmaceutical distributor said that its customer-facing offerings will now be aligned under two groups: Pharmaceutical Distribution and Strategic Global Sourcing, and Global Commercialization

AmerisourceBergen revamps operating model

AmerisourceBergen revamps operating model

VALLEY FORGE, Pa. — AmerisourceBergen Corp. said it has reorganized its operating model and leadership to meet customer needs “in a more seamless and unified way.” The pharmaceutical distributor announced Monday that its customer-facing offerings are now aligned under two groups: Pharmaceutical Distribution and Strategic Global Sourcing, and Global Commercialization Services and Animal Health. The

2017 Retail Forecast: Times Are A Changin’

2017 Retail Forecast: Times Are A Changin’

“The times they are a changin’,” Nobel laureate Bob Dylan sang in 1964. It’s as true now as it was 53 years ago, especially for the chain drug industry. With the incoming administration of Donald Trump, all bets are off with health care. The Affordable Care Act appears set for demise, but no one in

Good Neighbor Pharmacy president Neu to retire

Good Neighbor Pharmacy president Neu to retire

CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa. — David Neu, executive vice president of retail strategy at AmerisourceBergen Corp. and president of its Good Neighbor Pharmacy network, plans to retire this summer. AmerisourceBergen said Friday that Brian Nightengale, president of company subsidiary Xcenda, a health economics and outcomes consultancy, will take over as Good Neighbor Pharmacy president effective immediately. The

AmerisourceBergen, Compliant Pharmacy Alliance ink deal

VALLEY FORGE, Pa. — AmerisourceBergen Corp. and the Compliant Pharmacy Alliance Cooperative (CPA) have detailed a new nine-year distribution pact for prescription drugs and over-the-counter products. AmerisourceBergen will also offer the 1,225-member pharmacy cooperative access to an array of initiatives to support pharmacists as they work toward fair reimbursement and enhanced patient outcomes. “Our members

AmerisourceBergen gives Mauch key role

VALLEY FORGE, Pa. — AmerisourceBergen Corp. has promoted Robert Mauch to executive vice president and president of AmerisourceBergen Drug Corp., the division that distributes pharmaceuticals and offers pharmacy management services. Mauch, 48, had been working as the company’s chief operating officer. He began his new duties on February 4, succeeding David Neu, who accepted the