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Independent Pharmacy Cooperative Adds Hamacher Resource Group’s Rx Track-and-Trace Compliance Service to its Contract Advantage Plus Partner Offering

April 30, 2019

Waukesha, Wisconsin, April 30, 2019 – Hamacher Resource Group, Inc. (HRG) and its Rx Track-and-Trace Compliance Service (RTTCS) has been added to the Contract Advantage Plus (CAP) program of Independent Pharmacy Cooperative (IPC). CAP is a program that includes outside vendors IPC has partnered with to better serve their pharmacy members. As a CAP partner, HRG will provide IPC members with preferred rates for RTTCS.

IPC looks for quality programs and services to add to CAP that will help independent pharmacies remain competitive and improve their overall business operations. HRG will be attending IPC’s Independent Pharmacy Conference this week and will also be introducing RTTCS as part of IPC’s exhibit area during McKesson’s IdeaShare event in June.

“Our members are recognizing the significance of having a reliable track-and-trace solution in place to protect their pharmacy,” said Dean Slaugenhoup, vice president of purchasing and contracts at IPC. “HRG’s roots in independent pharmacy and longevity in the segment makes them a natural partner and a terrific option for our members.”

Tom Boyer, director of national accounts and member of the HRG owners group, stated, “We’re delighted to be accepted into the CAP program and work with our Wisconsin neighbor, IPC, to offer independent pharmacies a proven solution to meet the requirements of DSCSA. We’re looking forward to serving their member pharmacies that purchase prescriptions from more than one supplier, and relieving them of the burden of tracking and tracing prescription medication, and securely storing that information for the required six years.”

 

About Hamacher Resource Group

Hamacher Resource Group focuses on improving results across the retail supply chain for product manufacturers, distributors, retailers, technology partners, and other organizations by addressing dynamic needs such as assortment planning and placement, retail execution strategy, fixture coordination, item database management, brand marketing, and analytics. Founded in 1980, HRG is a WBENC-Certified Women’s Business Enterprise headquartered in Greater Milwaukee, and is a three time recipient of Milwaukee Journal Sentinel’s Top Workplace in 2019. Visit hamacher.com for more information.

About Independent Pharmacy Cooperative

IPC is proud to be the largest group purchasing organization for independent pharmacy owned by independent pharmacy. We strive to provide our member pharmacies with access to all of the solutions they need to be successful in today’s tough marketplace and our 6000+ members allow us to negotiate fantastic deals on a wide variety of programs and services from the top industry vendors.