The Foundation works with external partners to help fulfill its mission of supporting innovation and education of supply chain professionals in the processes behind the safe and reliable distribution of medicines and medical products. For more information about partnerships, or to inquire about engaging in research, contact Rachel Newman, Project Manager, HDA Research Foundation, at (703) 885-0250.
The HDA Research Foundation has partnered with Rutgers University Business School Supply Chain Management Program since 2017. Each fall, a group of graduate students collaborate with HDA distributor and manufacturer members on top-of-mind industry issues, providing an opportunity to learn about the pharmaceutical supply chain industry.
Four students evaluated strategies for ensuring a flexible supply chain for situations where drug shortages occur.
Sponsors: Eisai, Inc and IQVIA
Through panel interviews and a survey with manufacturers, distributors and dispensers, a team of four graduate students explored how elements of the Drug Supply Chain Security Act (DSCSA) will extend into the broader healthcare system. View the webinar recording.
Five students worked as a team to understand how system conversions tied to technology upgrades and/or acquisitions cause companies to lose money because of lack of consistency in terminology and process in contract and chargeback administration across the industry. View the webinar recording
Sponsors: Amneal Pharmaceuticals, IQVIA and WDSrx – Woodfield Distribution, LLC