H.D. Smith launches VentureRx to support community pharmacists

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Wednesday, December 21, 2016

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – H.D. Smith has launched a new program to initiate and fullly support the start up, purchase, sale and related transition strategies of an independent or regional chair pharmacy. VentureRx empowers pharmacy owners to shape the future of their businesses, the pharmaceutical wholesale distributor said in a press release. “Recognizing the amount of pharmacies closing or selling to large chains, H.D. Smith developed VentureRx to support its largest customer base—community pharmacies,” said Chris Smith, president and CEO, in the release. The program is targeted at independents, small chains, long-term care facilities, and specialty or compounding pharmacies. In addition to financial services, VentureRx also offers expertise in store branding, marketing, merchandising, managed care, and full front-of-store designs and programs.