Profile: AmerisourceBergen Corp (ABC)
17 Aug 2017
AmerisourceBergen Corporation, incorporated on March 16, 2001, is a pharmaceutical sourcing and distribution services company. The Company's segments include Pharmaceutical Distribution and Other. The Company provides services to healthcare providers, and pharmaceutical and biotech manufacturers.
Pharmaceutical Distribution Segment
As of June 30, 2016, the Pharmaceutical Distribution segment consists of two operating segments, including the operations of AmerisourceBergen Drug Corporation (ABDC) and AmerisourceBergen Specialty Group (ABSG), which distributes specialty drugs to their customers. Servicing healthcare providers in the pharmaceutical supply channel, the Pharmaceutical Distribution segment's operations provide drug distribution and related services. ABDC distributes an offering of generic pharmaceuticals (including specialty pharmaceutical products), over-the-counter healthcare products, home healthcare supplies and equipment, outsourced compounded sterile preparations, and related services to a range of healthcare providers, including acute care hospitals and health systems, independent and chain retail pharmacies, mail order pharmacies, medical clinics, long-term care and other alternate site pharmacies, and other customers. ABDC also provides pharmacy management, staffing and other consulting services, and supply management software to a range of retail and institutional healthcare providers. Additionally, ABDC delivers packaging solutions to institutional and retail healthcare providers.
ABSG, through a range of operating businesses, provides pharmaceutical distribution and other services to physicians specializing in various disease states, primarily oncology, and to other healthcare providers, including hospitals and dialysis clinics. ABSG also distributes plasma and other blood products, injectible pharmaceuticals, vaccines, and other specialty products. Additionally, ABSG provides third party logistics and outcomes research, and other services for biotechnology and other pharmaceutical manufacturers. ABSG operates distribution facilities that focus primarily on complex disease treatment regimens.
The Other segment consists of the operations of various segments, including the AmerisourceBergen Consulting Services (ABCS), the World Courier Group, Inc. (World Courier) and the MWI Veterinary Supply, Inc. (MWI). ABCS, through a range of operating businesses, provides commercialization support services, including reimbursement support programs, outcomes research, contract field staffing, patient assistance and co-pay assistance programs, adherence programs, risk mitigation services, and other market access programs to pharmaceutical and biotechnology manufacturers. World Courier, which operates in over 50 countries, is a global specialty transportation and logistics provider for the biopharmaceutical industry. MWI is an animal health distribution company in the United States and in the United Kingdom. MWI sells pharmaceuticals, vaccines, parasiticides, diagnostics, micro feed ingredients, and various other products to customers in both the companion animal and production animal markets.
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CHESTERBROOK PA 19087-5594
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- BRIEF-AmerisourceBergen sets quarterly dividend of $0.365 per share
- Drug pricing pressure weighs on AmerisourceBergen forecast
- UPDATE 3-Drug pricing pressure weighs on AmerisourceBergen forecast
- CORRECTED-Drug wholesaler AmerisourceBergen's profit slumps 85.6 pct
- Cost controls help drug wholesaler AmerisourceBergen's profit beat