Pharmacy Times and Specialty Pharmacy Times Add New Strategic Alliance Partners

Published Online: Monday, April 7, 2014
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April 7, 2014 (PLAINSBORO, N.J.)--The pharmacy industry’s No. 1 journal, Pharmacy Times, and its sister publication, Specialty Pharmacy Times, have added several new companies to their Strategic Alliance Partnership (SAP) programs.

The Strategic Alliance Partnership programs facilitate collaboration and the exchange of knowledge among partners and ultimately increases their visibility within the pharmacy industry. Pharmacy Times has 72 partnerships; Specialty Pharmacy Times has 35 partners.

“We have been successfully growing the Pharmacy Times and Specialty Pharmacy Times Strategic Alliance Partnership programs by identifying and working with top companies and organizations in the industry,” said Ashley Hennessy Talamo, publisher of Pharmacy Times. “Collaborating with our new partners will enhance our outreach to the profession and strengthen our ability to meet the educational and information needs of our audience of retail and specialty pharmacists.”

Pharmacy Times’ newest SAP member is:
  • Haggen Food & Pharmacy, the largest independent grocery retailer in the Pacific Northwest. Haggen operates more than 30 stores under the Haggen and Top Food & Drug names.
Specialty Pharmacy Times’ newest SAP members are:
  • Giant Eagle, Inc., one of the nation's largest food retailers and distributors, with more than 175 corporate and 54 independently owned and operated supermarkets, in addition to 169 fuel and convenience stores, throughout western Pennsylvania, Ohio, north-central West Virginia, and Maryland.
  • Solera Specialty Pharmacy, founded by experienced pharmacy clinicians to focus on delivering specialty pharmacy services to local markets and communities through highly individualized service and cutting-edge technology.
  • Value Drug Company, one of the top independent wholesale drug distributors in the United States. Value Drug Company serves as a support system for all aspects of independent pharmacy. Value Drug Company also operates a specialty pharmacy company, Value Specialty Pharmacy, for the benefit of Value Drug Company member pharmacies and their patients.
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About Pharmacy Times
Pharmacy Times is the industry’s leading publication, providing practical, clinical information pharmacists can use in their everyday practices when counseling patients and interacting with physicians. Each issue contains articles and features covering medication errors, drug interactions, patient education, pharmacy technology, disease state management, patient counseling, product news, pharmacy law, and specialty pharmacy. The Pharmacy Times Office of Continuing Professional Education (CPE) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. Learn more at, or write to, call 609-716-7777, or visit us on Facebook and on TwitterPharmacy Times is published by Michael J. Hennessy Associates, Inc., a leading provider of health care publications, research, information, and education.

About Specialty Pharmacy Times
Specialty Pharmacy Times is a leading industry journal serving the business and practice of specialty pharmaceuticals and therapy. Published by Pharmacy Times, the journal focuses on key areas surrounding specialty pharmaceuticals and the enhanced practice needs of pharmacists in this arena. The journal is available at


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Elaine Chu, 609-716-7777
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