Navigation Links
H. D. Smith Supports Local Hospitals, Nursing Homes, Clinics And Independent Retail Pharmacies Throughout Hurricane Sandy
Date:11/6/2012

SPRINGFIELD, Ill., Nov. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- H. D. Smith, among the nation's largest pharmaceutical wholesalers, is committed to serving the local, independent pharmacies and institutions that make up the backbone of the national health system, and the patients they serve – particularly in times of crisis.

(Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121015/NY93014LOGO )

During Hurricane Sandy and now, in its aftermath, the Kearny, NJ-based New York Metro Division of H. D. Smith Wholesalers continues to go the extra mile to service customers.  "Our foremost priority is ensuring that local pharmacies – the first place so many people turn to, for medical and emergency supplies – can help patients access the medicines and home health products they need," said Dale Smith, president and chief executive officer, H. D. Smith.

The New York Metro division prepared for the storm by enacting their emergency action plan, providing extra deliveries and instructing customers to stock up ahead of the storm in case of supply chain disruptions.  After the storm passed, the division was up and running on a generator and filled and delivered orders to hospitals, clinics, nursing homes and Independent Pharmacy Retailers.  

"Thanks to proactive planning and preparedness, along with dedicated employees – many of whom were themselves affected by the storm – we were able to continue to supply vital pharmaceuticals, Home Health Care, Durable Medical Equipment, Over the Counter Medications, and Consumer Goods to our many customers in the Tri- State area and beyond," said Christian Herrington, corporate vice president of operations, H. D. Smith. "The fact that our New York Metro Division efforts could help support the best possible health and medical care for thousands affected by Hurricane Sandy is what H. D. Smith is all about – supporting our customers and the well-being of the communities they serve."

The H. D. Smith New York Metro division is also preparing for the Nor'easter anticipated to impact the northeastern United States this week, by following the same emergency preparedness protocol and helping local pharmacies and institutions stock up ahead of time so they can care for their customers and patients.

About H. D. Smith
Headquartered in Springfield, Illinois, H. D. Smith is among the largest national full-line, full-service wholesalers providing a complete line of pharmaceuticals, OTCs, HBAs, home healthcare products, durable medical equipment, seasonal merchandise and a wide array of marketing programs to retail pharmacies, regional chains and health systems. The company has distribution facilities in California, Florida, Kentucky, Illinois, New Hampshire, New Jersey and Texas that service major markets throughout the United States.  Additional information about H. D. Smith can be found at hdsmith.com. 

Mark Marmur
Makovsky + Company, Inc.
212-508-9670
mmarmur@makovsky.com

Carolyn Webb
H. D. Smith
217-747-8125
carolyn.webb@hdsmith.com


'/>"/>
SOURCE H. D. Smith
Copyright©2012 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine technology :

1. H. D. Smith Completes Valley Wholesale Drug Acquisition
2. GlaxoSmithKline Sales Down in Q3 against Good Underlying Momentum in the Business
3. Tina Fehr, Senior Product Manager For AmLactin, Upsher-Smith Laboratories Named PM360 Trailblazer Winner For Womens Health Brand Manager
4. H. D. Smith Names Timothy Booth Corporate VP, Home Healthcare (HHC), In First-of-its-Kind Leadership Appointment
5. Upsher-Smith Teams Up With Epilepsy Foundation of Minnesota for 2012 Stroll for Epilepsy
6. Law Office of Brodsky & Smith, LLC Announces Settlements of Yaz, and Yasmin Cases
7. The SSI Group, Inc. President and CEO Bobby Smith Announces Retirement
8. Law Office of Brodsky & Smith, LLC Announces Investigation of Amylin Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
9. Grant & Eisenhofer Represents Key Whistleblower in Justice Dept.s $1.04 Billion Civil Settlement with GlaxoSmithKline
10. GlaxoSmithKlines (GSK) $3 Billion Whistleblower Settlement Has Paid for One Of Americas Most Expensive Failed Corporate Internal Investigations, Qui Tam Whistleblowers Attorneys Say
11. GlaxoSmithKline Share Their Insight on Understanding DDI With a View to Better Prediction and Control
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:12/2/2016)... On Thursday, December 1st 2016, ... research, development and innovation in the biopharmaceutical industry at ... in the presence of Sergey Tsyb, Vice Minister of ... , Natalia Sanina, First Vice Chairman of the ... of Roszdravnadzor, National Service of Control in Healthcare, Sergey ...
(Date:12/2/2016)... , December 2, 2016 bioLytical Laboratories, ein ... HIV-Selbsttest, bei den Mitgliedern des Apothekenbundes von Kenia eingeführt. ... ... INSTI HIV Self Test! (PRNewsFoto/bioLytical Laboratories) ...      (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20161201/444905 ) ...
(Date:12/2/2016)... 2016 Lianluo Smart Limited (Nasdaq: ... which develops, markets and sells medical devices and ... and international markets, recently attended the ... New Progress Forum, co-hosted by the Institute of ... , Guangdong Provincial People,s Hospital and Cardiology Department ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:
(Date:12/2/2016)... ... December 02, 2016 , ... Advanced Inc., a leading provider of ... Bice, CPA, MBA to serve as Advanced Inc.’s Chief Financial Officer, effective December 1, ... Jason brings extensive financial and operational leadership experience to Advanced Inc. He began his ...
(Date:12/2/2016)... ... December 02, 2016 , ... The annual time frame ... (or Annual Election Period), is ending December 7th. Currently-enrolled Medicare beneficiaries who are looking ... prescription drug plan (Part D) need to make changes during this period order for ...
(Date:12/2/2016)... ... December 02, 2016 , ... Mediaplanet’s newest campaign, “Digestive Heath,” ... living proof that attitude and determination can combine into the most remarkable achievements. ... the holidays. This campaign will offer patients a new-found hope, by seizing the ...
(Date:12/2/2016)... ... December 02, 2016 , ... Mediaplanet is proud to announce ... covers the innovative treatments, therapeutic technologies, and revolutionized nutrition that are helping patients ... life 6 years in the last 3 decades,” says Dr. Valentine Fuster, a ...
(Date:12/2/2016)... (PRWEB) , ... December 02, 2016 , ... ... veterinarian diagnostic imaging systems and the first company to offer robotic ... a Heart at their tradeshow booth # 941 for the American Association of ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):