and Specialty Add New Members to Their Strategic Alliance Partnership Programs

JANUARY 14, 2015
January 15, 2015 (PLAINSBORO, NJ)--, the pharmacy industry’s number 1 journal and the most read publication among pharmacists and pharmacy professionals, and its sister publication, Specialty, continue to expand their Strategic Alliance Partnership (SAP) programs by adding new member organizations.
The SAP programs facilitate collaboration and the exchange of knowledge among partners and increase the industrywide visibility of the participating pharmacy organizations. has now partnered with 77 groups and organizations; Specialty has 50 partners.
“As they continue to expand, the and Specialty Strategic Alliance Partnership programs demonstrate the high level of trust and credibility our journals have established within the industry,” said Ashley Hennessy Talamo, publisher of “No other pharmacy media brand can match the breadth of our reach or the depth of our content. Our partners and clients know that their messaging will be seen by a highly engaged, highly targeted audience.”’ newest SAP members are:
·         Schnuck Markets, Inc, a family-owned company founded in St. Louis in 1939 that operates 98 stores and 93 in-store pharmacies in Missouri, Illinois, Indiana, Wisconsin, and Iowa.
·         Coborn’s, Inc, a family- and employee-owned grocery retailer founded in 1921 in Sauk Rapids, Minnesota with over 7000 employees, operating 48 stores throughout the Midwest and 36 pharmacies in Minnesota and South Dakota.
Specialty’ newest SAP members are:
·         American Academy of HIV Medicine (AAHIVM), a professional organization that supports the HIV practitioner and promotes accessible quality care for all Americans living with HIV disease. AAHIVM practitioners and credentialed providers give direct care to more than three-fourths of the HIV patients in the United States.
·         Onco360, a leading provider of oncology pharmaceutical services. Onco360 operates 5 dispensing pharmacies and provides oncology pharmaceuticals and care management services to the 4 major groups involved in the continuum of oncology pharmaceutical care: patients, physicians, payers, and manufacturers. and Specialty are both proud to partner with the Pharmacy Quality Alliance (PQA), a nonprofit membership organization dedicated to improving the quality of medication management and use across health care settings. Through a collaborative process, the PQA improves patients’ health by developing and implementing performance measures and recognizing examples of exceptional pharmacy quality.
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Specialty is a leading industry journal serving the business and practice of specialty pharmaceuticals and therapy. Published by, the journal focuses on key areas surrounding specialty pharmaceuticals and the enhanced practice needs of pharmacists in this arena. The journal is available at .
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