December 03, 2012
Armada Health Care (Armada), the largest specialty pharmacy group purchasing and channel management organization, and Amerinet, Inc. (Amerinet), a leading national healthcare solutions organization, today announced an exclusive three-year co-marketing agreement. As part of this new co-marketing agreement, each of the two organizations will provide the other’s membership with select contracted products and services.
“We consider the new partnership with Amerinet a landmark opportunity for the membership of both organizations,” said Lawrence Irene, Armada CEO. Irene added, “It creates mutual value that will translate beyond savings for member organizations and directly benefit our pharmaceutical partners and, most importantly, the patients.”
The Armada member network includes more than 1,000 corporate members which represent over 25,000 pharmacy locations that dispense specialty medications. They include nearly every national, regional and local specialty pharmacy provider, specialty infusion providers, specialty mail order, national retail and supermarket chains and other specialized alternate care providers.
Armada will provide eligible Amerinet members with access to its comprehensive contract portfolio of specialty pharmaceutical products and unique services on specialty pharmaceuticals. Armada will also provide Amerinet members with technology solutions, network access, limited distribution products and many other specialty pharmacy services.
“This new partnership will leverage the unique synergies provided by Armada and Amerinet that, when combined, will directly benefit our respective members’ organizations and contracted vendor partners,” said Todd Ebert, Amerinet president and CEO.
Amerinet will provide Armada members with the industry’s most cost effective and comprehensive contract portfolio of medical surgical and other non-pharmaceutical products. Amerinet also offers select Armada members who are able to fill certain limited medications a new source for referrals for specialty patients and prescriptions through the expanded Armada Specialty Pharmacy Network.
Amerinet members may be eligible to access one-of-a-kind manufacturer sponsored programs that generate unique financial benefits as well as access to enhanced patient services, such as patient assistance programs.
About Amerinet As a leading national healthcare solutions organization, Amerinet collaborates with acute and non-acute care providers to create and deliver unique solutions through performance improvement resources, guidance and ongoing support. With better product standardization and utilization, new financial tools beyond contracting and alliances that help lower costs, raise revenue and champion quality, Amerinet enriches healthcare delivery for its members and the communities they serve. To learn more about how Amerinet can help you successfully navigate the future of healthcare reform, visit http://www.amerinet-gpo.com.
About Armada: Armada Health Care, LLC (Armada) is the industry’s largest specialty pharmacy group purchasing and contracting organization. Armada provides comprehensive and cost effective access to the nation’s $100 billion specialty pharmacy industry. Armada offers pharmacy providers, manufacturers, health plans and wholesale distributors a total channel management solution through customized patient programs, prescription-data-management services, online platforms and unique purchasing agreements on specialty pharmacy products. To learn more about Armada Health Care, please visit http://www.armadahealthcare.com.
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