Profile: AmerisourceBergen Corp (ABC)
29 May 2015
AmerisourceBergen Corporation (AmerisourceBergen), incorporated on March 16, 2001, provides pharmaceutical sourcing and distribution service to healthcare providers, and pharmaceutical and biotech manufacturers. The Company distributes brand-name pharmaceuticals (including specialty pharmaceutical products) and generic pharmaceuticals, over-the-counter healthcare products, home healthcare supplies and equipment, and related services to healthcare providers located in the United States and select global markets. It also distributes products to chain retail and independent pharmacies, mail order pharmacies, acute care hospitals and health systems, physician practices, medical and dialysis clinics, long-term care and other alternate site pharmacies, and other customers. In addition, the Company also provides healthcare providers and pharmaceutical manufacturers with related services such as reimbursement and pharmaceutical consulting services, inventory management, pharmacy automation, and pharmacy management. The Company operates through two segments: Pharmaceutical Distribution and Other.
Pharmaceutical Distribution Segment
The Pharmaceutical Distribution reportable segment is consisted of two operating segments, which include the operations of AmerisourceBergen Drug Corporation (ABDC) and AmerisourceBergen Specialty Group (ABSG). 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 brand-name pharmaceuticals (including specialty pharmaceutical products) and generic pharmaceuticals, over-the-counter healthcare products, home healthcare supplies and equipment, 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; scalable automated pharmacy dispensing equipment; medication and supply dispensing cabinets, and supply management software to a range of retail and institutional healthcare providers. In addition, 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 who specialize in a range of disease states, especially oncology, and to other healthcare providers, including dialysis clinics. ABSG also distributes plasma and other blood products, injectible pharmaceuticals and vaccines. In addition, ABSG provides third-party logistics and other services for biotechnology and other pharmaceutical manufacturers. The Company's use of the term specialty and specialty pharmaceutical products refers to drugs used to treat complex diseases, such as cancer, diabetes, and multiple sclerosis. Specialty pharmaceutical products are part of complex treatment regimens for serious conditions and diseases, which require ongoing clinical monitoring. Both ABDC and ABSG distribute specialty drugs to their customers, where ABSG operates distribution facilities that focus primarily on complex disease treatment regimens.
Other consists of the AmerisourceBergen Consulting Services (ABCS) operating segment and the World Courier Group, Inc. (World Courier) operating segment. 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 specialty transportation and logistics provider for the biopharmaceutical industry.
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CHESTERBROOK PA 19087-5594