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  • A Crisis of Misinformation
    October 18, 2017

    The Washington Post and 60 Minutes have done a major disservice to the battle against opioid abuse with their biased and one-sided reporting, specifically related to the Ensuring Patient Access and Effective Drug Enforcement Act. Their reporting was based primarily on the word of a former Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) official, Joe Rannazzisi, who is now a consultant to trial lawyers suing the industry, as noted in both outlets.

  • Correcting the Record: What The Washington Post Won’t Say About Distributors and Regulation of Controlled Substances in the Supply Chain
    October 15, 2017

    The recent investigation by The Washington Post presented a misleading picture about the role of healthcare distributors in the pharmaceutical supply chain and the regulation of controlled substances and opioids in the market. Here are the facts and the information that The Post won’t share about the industry’s role and our members’ efforts to prevent diversion of controlled substances across the healthcare system.

  • HDA Statement on 60 Minutes/Washington Post Coverage on Distributors, Opioid Epidemic
    October 13, 2017

    HDA President and CEO John M. Gray released the following statement in response to 60 Minutes/Washington Post coverage on the opioid epidemic.

  • The Reality of the Opioid Epidemic
    October 13, 2017

    Two years ago, Congress approved bipartisan legislation to address the rapidly growing opioid epidemic. Yet today, that legislation — S.483: Ensuring Patient Access and Effective Drug Enforcement Act — is the subject of two upcoming media reports which mischaracterize the intent and outcome of the legislation.

  • Giacomin, Smith Reelected to Lead HDA Board of Directors
    September 26, 2017

    The Healthcare Distribution Alliance (HDA) announced Jon Giacomin, Chief Executive Officer, Pharmaceutical segment, Cardinal Health, will serve a second term as Chairman of the HDA Board of Directors. Mr. Giacomin’s reelection was announced at the HDA Annual Board and Membership Meeting. Henry Dale Smith, Jr., Chairman and CEO, H. D. Smith Holding Company, also was reelected to serve as Vice Chairman.

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