Pharmacy Times Named Pharmaceutical News Provider of the Year by American Pharmacy Purchasing Alliance (APPA)

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Pharmacy Times Wins in Inaugural Year of APPA Industry Awards

PLAINSBORO, N.J. (May 4, 2016) - Pharmacy Times, the leading media resource for pharmacists and the pharmacy industry, today announced that it was chosen as the Pharmaceutical News Provider of the Year in the inaugural American Pharmacy Purchasing Alliance (APPA) Industry Awards. The awards acknowledge the hard work and dedication of community members who strive to make the pharmaceutical purchasing industry successful.

Pharmacy Times was chosen during open voting of APPA community members from January 1-March 31, 2016, with members including pharmacy buyers, independent pharmacy owners, pharmacists, pharmacy technicians, distributors, wholesalers, government purchasers, nonprofit and private purchasing companies, and more. Overall, awards were presented in 18 categories covering all aspects of the pharmaceutical purchasing industry.

“The APPA Industry Awards acknowledge the commitment of excellence from industry professionals while conveying the significance of the pharmacy purchasing field to the rest of the pharmaceutical world,” said Mike Hennessy Jr., president of Michael J. Hennessy Associates Inc., which publishes Pharmacy Times. “To be chosen as one of the inaugural recipients showcases the level of contributions Pharmacy Times makes to this industry. It’s an honor to win along with the distributors, wholesalers, manufacturers, vendors, pharmacy technicians, pharmacists, pharmacy buyers and other experts and professionals that make up the industry sector.”

Pharmacy Times is the leading media resource for pharmacists and the pharmacy industry, providing practical clinical and professional information pharmacists can use in their everyday practices when counseling patients and interacting with other health care providers. Each issue and the website contain articles and features covering industry trends, medication errors, drug interactions, patient education, disease state management, patient counseling, product news, pharmacy law and more. Pharmacy Times is part of Michael J. Hennessy Associates Inc., a full-service health care communications company offering education, research and medical media.

“The dedication Pharmacy Times has to the industry, through its coverage of current pharmaceutical news and educational opportunities to the public, is an enormous service offering,” said APPA President Joshua Pirestani. “The importance of ‘reporting the news’ is evident on the website and in the magazine, and with Pharmacy Times, pharmaceutical professionals have the tool to empower themselves, their businesses and their customers.”

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Media Contacts:

Michael J. LaCosta

Pharmacy Times

mjlacosta@mjhassoc.com

551-655-3718

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