Oncology distributor implements tracking system

March 19, 2007

US Oncology, a cancer treatment and research network that also acts as a distributor, is implementing an electronic pedigree data management solution.

US Oncology, a cancer treatment and research network that also acts as a distributor, is implementing an electronic pedigree data management solution. With the technology, US Oncology hopes to ensure that every drug distributed through its network is protected with the ePedigree track-and-trace system that documents the drug's history in the distribution channel. US Oncology launched its pharmaceutical distribution business in 2005 and issues and delivers more than $1.8 billion in drugs throughout its network. The ePedigree tracks the path of each oncology drug through the supply chain and verifies the information. US Oncology is one of the first distributors to earn NABP's Verified-Accredited Wholesale Distributors (VAWD) accreditation

 

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