PLAINSBORO, NJ (January 21, 2014)--The pharmacy industry’s No. 1 journal, Pharmacy Times, and its sister publication, Specialty Pharmacy Times, continue to expand their Strategic Alliance Partnership (SAP) programs with the addition of new industry-leading companies and organizations.
The Strategic Alliance Partnership programs facilitate collaboration and the exchange of knowledge among partners and ultimately increase their visibility within the pharmacy industry. Pharmacy Times has 72 established partnerships; Specialty Pharmacy Times has 32.
“We are excited that we can continue to grow our successful Pharmacy Times and Specialty Pharmacy Times Strategic Alliance Partnership programs by working with top-quality organizations like our newest partners,” said Ashley Talamo, publisher of Pharmacy Times. “We look forward to partnering with them to provide valuable resources and information to our audience consisting of retail and specialty pharmacists.”
Pharmacy Times’ newest SAP members are:
- QuickChek, the premier convenience store chain in the New York Metro market, operates more than 130 stores throughout New Jersey and southern New York, including more than a dozen pharmacy stores that provide fast, convenient prescription services with personalized attention.
- Cardinal Health, a health care services company that improves the cost-effectiveness of health care and provides programs, products, and services to pharmacies across the United States. From superior delivery and inventory controls to marketing, franchising, and Internet-based solutions, Cardinal Health offers a comprehensive array of business solutions to meet the needs of the community pharmacy.
Specialty Pharmacy Times’ newest SAP members are:
- Lovelace Specialty Pharmacy, part of the Lovelace Health System, recognizes the importance of including the patient in the health care decision-making process. Its specialty pharmacists work with medical providers and patients to deliver complex medication therapies in the most appropriate location, whether that is a provider’s office or the patient’s home.
- Diplomat, the nation’s largest independent specialty pharmacy, focuses on personalized medication management programs for people with specialized or long-term medical needs. Diplomat offers customized drug compounding, back-end services for retailers and hospitals, and specialty care coverage to more than 12 million lives nationwide.
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 www.PharmacyTimes.com, or write to firstname.lastname@example.org, call 609-716-7777, or visit us on Facebook at Facebook.com/PharmacyTimes or on Twitter @Pharmacy_Times. Pharmacy Times is published by Michael J. Hennessy Associates, Inc., a leading provider of health care publishing, 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 www.SpecialtyPharmacyTimes.com.