AmerisourceBergen Corporation is a leading global pharmaceutical sourcing and distribution company. It was founded in 2001 through the merger of AmeriSource Health Corporation and Bergen Brunswig Corporation. However, the company's history dates back to the early 20th century when the precursor companies were established. AmeriSource Health was founded in 1947, and Bergen Brunswig was founded in 1915.
As a pharmaceutical sourcing and distribution company, AmerisourceBergen plays a crucial role in the healthcare industry. They serve as an intermediary between pharmaceutical manufacturers and healthcare providers, including hospitals, pharmacies, and physician practices. The company distributes a wide range of pharmaceutical products, including branded, generic, and specialty drugs, as well as over-the-counter medications and healthcare-related products.
The company has a global presence and serves customers across various segments of the healthcare industry, including acute care, specialty care, veterinary care, and retail pharmacy. They provide supply chain solutions, technology and consulting services, as well as data analytics to optimize the distribution and delivery of pharmaceuticals and healthcare products.
AmerisourceBergen's comprehensive and efficient distribution network enables them to deliver critical medications and medical products to healthcare providers promptly. They play a vital role in ensuring that patients have access to the medications they need, and they contribute to the overall efficiency and effectiveness of the healthcare system.