Six factors driving new specialty pharmacies

Specialty drugs will account for 50% of total US drug spending within five years. The projected growth is drawing many companies into the business of dispensing specialty drugs. The new entrants will increase competition and challenge manufacturers’ channel strategies. Here […]

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Networking for life science logistics

Next Conference April 1–3, 2014 “Emerging Trends in Managing Global Supply Chain Integrity” Since 1922, a group now known as the Health & Personal Care Logistics Conference, Inc., has been gathering semiannually to learn from each other, and from experts […]

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The best ‘good guys’ in pharma distribution

We’ve reported regularly on the actions of the National Assn. of Boards of Pharmacy (NABP; www.nabp.net), most recently on their efforts to take ownership of the “.pharmacy” top-level Internet domain and as a continuing participant in the e-pedigree/track-and-trace debate which, […]

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Getting to the ‘hub’ of the matter

The perfect pharmaceutical product would be a pill or injection that, once taken, has a near-immediate beneficial effect. The disease disappears; the condition improves and quality of life is demonstrably upgraded; and the beneficial effects are experienced by nearly all […]

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