Community pharmacists are poised to take on more prominent roles in patient care but are faced with financial pressures.
A transitioning healthcare environment and narrowing networks have resulted in lower reimbursements and fewer opportunities to engage new patients.
Superior distribution offerings and value-added services enable pharmacies to operate at peak efficiency while expert guidance helps navigate shifting market requirements.
Innovative care programs and expanded clinical opportunities lead to new streams of revenue.
AmerisourceBergen offers services and solutions to help position community pharmacies as leading sources of care.
It Takes AmerisourceBergen to provide solutions that help pharmacists build a smarter path to profitability and enhance patient care in local communities.
Global Sourcing and Distribution
Access to the right product at the right time is a cornerstone of delivering patient care and operating a healthy community pharmacy. AmerisourceBergen maintains consistent and secure distribution of millions of products delivered daily. This reliability ensures that pharmacists can spend less time on inventory and product integrity concerns and more time delivering quality patient care. In addition, reliable customer service and market leading expertise help pharmacists stay informed and manage operations.
Value-Based Network Negotiation
On behalf of community pharmacists, Elevate Provider Network approaches modeling and negotiations with a range of payer networks, keeping the needs of the pharmacy in mind. Additionally, affiliation with this large-scale network helps pharmacies stay profitable while maintaining access and continuing to provide care to patients.
Patient Attraction and Retention
AmerisourceBergen’s Good Neighbor Pharmacy program provides exclusive access to tools and expertise that help solidify pharmacies as trusted healthcare destinations in their communities. Experienced business coaches and strategic retail experts are available to increase pharmacy awareness and tailor service offerings to the unique needs of the community.
Generics Purchasing Program
PRxO Generics is a comprehensive generics purchasing program designed to give community pharmacists confidence in their generics business and allow more time to focus on patient care. Competitive invoice pricing and performance-based rebates allow for smarter purchase decisions and better management of cash flow. Meanwhile, reliable and secure daily delivery of millions of generic drugs ensures that pharmacists will be able to provide optimal and timely care to patients.
Self-Service Analytic Tools
Integrated analytic tools allow community pharmacists to leverage centralized data to make smarter business decisions. Pharmacists in AmerisourceBergen’s network are able to manage the entire life cycle of a claim to ensure fair and accurate reimbursement in the most streamlined ways possible. Additionally, pharmacists can view summaries of pharmacy performance including peer comparisons and real-time data on front-of-store sales in order to quickly identify issues and take advantage of new opportunities. Strategic business coaches are also available to help pharmacists optimize the use of these tools to strengthen financial health and track improvements.
Innovative Patient Care Programs
AmerisourceBergen offers innovative patient care programs designed to train and educate pharmacists to enhance the quality of care they provide. Access to immunization services expand clinical opportunities and introduce new streams of revenue. Additionally, a customized Patient Engagement Center helps community pharmacists increase adherence, improve quality measures and enhance patient care.
Care Consultation Programs
AmerisourceBergen also offers its pharmacies expert guidance based on a comprehensive understanding of the pharmacy business. From education and training to personalized customer service programs, advisors help pharmacists focus on engaging patients and building healthier communities.