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Find the latest in healthcare distribution topics and industry thought leadership, from the perspectives of HDA – written with the greater industry in mind.
Recognizing the Vital Role of Pharmacists Today and Every Day
October 31, 2022
October marks American Pharmacists Month, an important opportunity to recognize the contributions of the dedicated pharmacists who play a critical role in the health of their communities. In recognition, HDA’s latest video features President and CEO Chip Davis spotlighting the tireless efforts of our nation’s pharmacists and emphasizing the distribution sector’s support of their work.
HDA Fosters DSCSA Learning and Collaboration Through Recent Traceability Seminar and New Survey Findings
October 20, 2022
Since helping secure passage of the Drug Supply Chain Security Act (DSCSA) in 2013, HDA has championed industry readiness, stakeholder collaboration and trading partner education around traceability implementation. With the compliance deadline now 13 months away, HDA and the HDA Foundation continued these efforts by hosting the annual Traceability Seminar and releasing the Serialization Readiness Survey and EPCIS Implementation Benchmarking Survey. These educational offerings gauge sector progress toward interoperability and help coalesce supply chain partners to align on critical next steps for compliance.
DSCSA 2023: Dispensers’ Role and Responsibilities
September 28, 2022
At HDA’s third Traceability Webinar on September 15, HDA’s Elizabeth Gallenagh, General Counsel and Senior Vice President, Supply Chain Integrity, spoke to Perry Fri, Executive Vice President, Industry Relations, Membership and Education, HDA; and Chief Operating Officer, HDA Research Foundation to dispel myths and offer clarity around the dispenser’s role and legal responsibilities per DSCSA requirements.
DSCSA 2023: The Role of Service Providers and the VRS
September 16, 2022
HDA’s second Traceability Webinar, held on August 25, centered on how service providers can help dispensers prepare to meet the 2023 Drug Supply Chain Security Act (DSCSA) requirements, what dispensers will need to do on their own and the purpose and function behind the Verification Router Service (VRS).
Member Spotlight: The Future of Cold Chain Solutions
September 12, 2022
For HDA service provider member AeroSafe Global, innovation and sustainability go hand in hand. Since 1995, the company has grown from a single laboratory in Rochester, New York, into a global leader on the cutting edge of cold chain technology solutions.
Healthcare Distributors Are the Answer
September 07, 2022
Each day, millions of patients across the country walk into their local pharmacy to pick up their prescription — from complex, breakthrough treatments to routine health and wellness management. But behind this familiar routine is a remarkable process of collaboration within the healthcare supply chain.