The role of distributors in healthcare

More than healthcare logistics

The work that distributors do daily to support and protect the pharmaceutical supply chain only becomes more crucial during times of extreme circumstance–like the spread of COVID-19–and we are prepared to navigate these unique challenges.


$33-53 billion annual savings

Pharmaceutical distributors save the healthcare industry $33-53 billion per year in healthcare costs.

Advancing connections across healthcare
distributors connect more than
1,300
manufacturers
to
180,000+
dispensing partners
92%
of pharmaceutical sales move through distributors

As a pharmaceutical distributor, we efficiently supply hundreds of thousands of sites of care with life-saving medications every day–impacting the health and wellness of millions of people. Our role in healthcare creates value beyond distribution alone.

The value of pharmaceutical care and the healthcare supply chain

Bob Mauch, Executive Vice President and Group President of AmerisourceBergen, shares insight into how distributors work to bring efficiencies and savings to the healthcare system.

The ability to get pharmaceuticals to the right place at the right time is predicated on the distributor taking on financial risk, which ultimately benefits manufacturers, healthcare providers, and patients in meaningful ways.

Robert mauch, executive vice president and group president, amerisourcebergen