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Last $113.69 USD
Change Today +0.50 / 0.44%
Volume 331.2K
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1300 Morris Drive

Chesterbrook, PA 19087

United States

Phone: 610-727-7000

Fax: 610-727-3600

AmerisourceBergen Corporation operates as a pharmaceutical sourcing and distribution services company worldwide. The company provides pharmacy services to certain specialty drug patients. It also furnishes healthcare providers and pharmaceutical manufacturers with an assortment of related services, including reimbursement and pharmaceutical consulting services, logistics services, inventory management, pharmacy automation, and pharmacy management. Segments The company’s operations included the Pharmaceutical Distribution and Other segments as of September 30, 2014. Pharmaceutical Distribution This segment includes the operations of AmerisourceBergen Drug Corporation (ABDC) and AmerisourceBergen Specialty Group (ABSG). Servicing healthcare providers in the pharmaceutical supply channel, this segment's operations provide drug distribution and related services. ABDC distributes an offering of brand-name and generic pharmaceuticals (including specialty pharmaceutical products), over-the-counter healthcare products, home healthcare supplies and equipment, and related services to various 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; automated pharmacy dispensing equipment; medication and supply dispensing cabinets; and supply management software to various retail and institutional healthcare providers. Additionally, ABDC delivers packaging solutions to institutional and retail healthcare providers. ABSG, through various operating businesses, provides pharmaceutical distribution and other services to physicians who specialize 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. 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. Other This segment includes the operations of AmerisourceBergen Consulting Services (ABCS) and World Courier Group, Inc. (World Courier). ABCS, through various operating businesses, provides commercialization support services, including reimbursement support programs, outcomes research, contract field staffing, patient assistance and copay assistance programs, adherence programs, risk mitigation services, and other market access programs to pharmaceutical and biotechnology manufacturers. World Courier, which operates in approximately 50 countries, is a primary specialty transportation and logistics provider for the biopharmaceutical industry worldwide. Sales and Marketing The company serves its customers (healthcare providers, pharmaceutical manufacturers, and certain specialty drug patients) through a network of distribution service centers and other operations in the United States and selected global markets. ABDC's sales teams and marketing organization also serve national account customers through coordination with local distribution centers and ensures that the company’s customers are receiving service offerings that meet their needs. Its other operating segments each have independent sales forces and marketing organizations that specialize in their respective product and service offerings. Customers The company has a customer base that includes institutional and retail healthcare providers, as well as pharmaceutical manufacturers. Institutional healthcare providers include acute care hospitals, health systems, mail order pharmacies, long-term care and other alternate care pharmacies, and providers of pharmacy services to such facilities, and physicians and physician group practices. Retail healthcare providers include national a

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