AmerisourceBergen Convenes Pharma Innovators at ThinkLive 2017 to Drive Collaboration and Create Healthier Futures


October 05, 2017

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Dallas, Texas (October 5, 2017) – AmerisourceBergen today concluded its two-day annual manufacturer summit, ThinkLive 2017. The conference convened more than 500 pharmaceutical manufacturers and the Company’s distribution and commercialization experts to share insights for expanding patient access and driving product success amid today’s changing healthcare environment.

At the conference, AmerisourceBergen leaders underscored the importance of collaboration and innovation in the delivery of pharmaceutical care, as well as recent Company investments in technology and value-creating innovations, which best position the organization to support manufacturers’ evolving commercialization needs and drive improved patient outcomes. Company leadership also discussed the organization’s new operating model that was designed to simplify access to AmerisourceBergen’s broad portfolio of services. 

“The pharmaceutical industry is evolving as a new wave of complex, novel specialty therapies are offering significant promise, but also new challenges. As healthcare continues to transform, we are evolving at AmerisourceBergen to better provide best-in-class solutions aligned with our customers’ changing needs,” said Steve Collis, Chairman, President and CEO of AmerisourceBergen. “It is our responsibility to bring efficiency and innovation to the pharmaceutical supply chain, so we can all ensure people have access to both quality care and the medications they need in a convenient, local and affordable way.”

Throughout the conference, manufacturers and AmerisourceBergen had the opportunity to discuss critical i