Wellgistics Earns NABP Drug Distributor Reaccreditation
LAKELAND, Fla., April 29, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Wellgistics Wholesale has earned Drug Distributor reaccreditation from the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy® (NABP®) for another three-year term.
Wellgistics is a national distributor of brand, generic and specialty pharmaceuticals. As a leader in the distribution space, Wellgistics sources its products directly from manufacturers and has always worked intimately with federal and state accreditation bodies to guarantee their customers receive the best in safety and compliance.
NABP's Drug Distributor Accreditation (formerly known as Verified-Accredited Wholesale Distributor®) is a resource for industry and regulatory bodies that establish uniform safeguards meant to protect the public health. Drug Distributor Accreditation plays a pivotal role in preventing counterfeit drugs from entering the United States drug supply and protects the public from drugs that have been contaminated, diverted, or counterfeited. This reaccreditation process required Wellgistics to demonstrate compliance to a comprehensive set of regulatory standards and best practices in safely distributing prescription drugs from manufacturers to pharmacies and other institutions.
"We are very proud of our accreditation," remarked Wellgistics' Chief Compliance Officer, Derek Harris, "as we feel it accurately represents that our procedures and processes are in complete compliance with all PDMA and FDA guidelines, along with all relevant provisions of the Drug Supply Chain Security Act."
"NABP congratulates Wellgistics' Lakeland Facility on this reaccreditation, and their ongoing dedication to preventing counterfeit drugs from entering the US drug supply," says NABP Executive Director/Secretary Carmen A. Catizone, MS, RPh, DPh. "This reaccreditation signifies Wellgistics pivotal role in protecting the public health from counterfeit drugs."
Wellgistics, LLC, is one of the fastest growing wholesale pharmaceutical distributors in the United States and a proven leader in handling the complex logistical challenges surrounding the industry's healthcare supply chain. Built to service pharmacy partners nationwide, Wellgistics is licensed in all 50 states, both as a Pharmaceutical Wholesale Distributor and also as a Third-Party Logistics provider. Its distribution facility located in Lakeland, FL has been awarded NABP's Drug Distributor Accreditation, formerly known as Verified-Accredited Wholesale Distributors® (VAWD®), which is for facilities engaged in the act of wholesale drug distribution.
For more information on Wellgistics products or distribution practices, please visit www.wellgistics.com.
About the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy
The National Association of Boards of Pharmacy (NABP) is the impartial professional organization that supports its member regulatory state boards of pharmacy in creating uniform regulations to protect public health. Founded in 1904, NABP aims to ensure the public's health and safety through its pharmacist competence assessment programs, license transfer and verification services, as well as through pharmacy inspection and accreditation programs. For more information, please visit www.nabp.pharmacy.