AmerisourceBergen Corporation operates as a pharmaceutical sourcing and distribution services company worldwide. The company provides pharmacy services to certain specialty drug patients. Additionally, the company furnishes healthcare providers and pharmaceutical manufacturers with an assortment of related services, including reimbursement and pharmaceutical consulting services, niche premium logistics services, inventory management, pharmacy automation, and pharmacy management. Segments The company operates through two segments, Pharmaceutical Distribution and Other. 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, physician practices, and other customers. ABDC also provides pharmacy management, staffing and other consulting services, 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, especially 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 consists of the operations of AmerisourceBergen Consulting Services (ABCS); the World Courier Group, Inc. (World Courier); and the MWI Veterinary Supply, Inc. (MWI). ABCS, through various 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 approximately 50 countries, is a major specialty transportation and logistics provider for the biopharmaceutical industry worldwide. MWI is a primary animal health distribution company in the United States and 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. 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 has support professionals focused on its various technologies and service offerings. ABDC's marketing organization designs and develops business management solutions for the company’s healthcare provider customers. ABDC's sales teams and marketing organization also serve national account customers through close coordination with local distribution centers and ensures that the company’s customers are receiving service offerings that meet their needs. The company’s other operating segments each has independent sales forces and marketing organizations that speciali
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