Category Archives: Distribution

Limited Distribution Networks

Limited Distribution Networks growth continues as Specialty Pharmacies compete to be chosen to distribute specialty pharmaceuticals. AMI’s report, Distribution Decision-Making for Specialty Drugs, found that Pharmaceutical manufacturers typically develop a product-specific distribution strategy dependent on company-specific criteria when bringing a new specialty drug to the market. Pharmaceutical manufacturers consider approximately 100-150 different specialty pharmacies (SPs) […]

Genentech Distribution Decision

This is an example of a pharmaceutical company helping another group of healthcare stakeholders, health plans, because of an issue with health systems increasing cost of care. Stakeholders in the healthcare market, while working to reduce the cost of care, are trying to determine the best path to profitability. An example is Genentech’s decision to […]