Pharmacy Health Network is owned by Cardinal Health—one of the largest health care companies in the world—and an essential link in the health care supply chain, providing pharmaceuticals and medical products to more than 40,000 locations each day. As the distributor of products into the Pharmacy Health Network locations, Cardinal Health is able to quantify return on investment to advertisers through the measurement of increased product flowing through the distribution channel to pharmacies. Cardinal Health employs more than 30,000 people worldwide. More information about the company may be found at cardinalhealth.com.
Independent community pharmacies serve a large population, representing $84 billion share of the pharmacy marketplace. They are resilient in adjusting to the constantly changing marketplace and have extremely loyal customers. In 2007, independent pharmacies dispensed more than 1.4 billion prescription drugs.
Source: Positive Picture of Independent Community Pharmacies Emerges With Release Of 2008 NCPA Digest, Sponsored by Cardinal Health, 10/14/2008