PHOENIX group outlining patient-centric future at BGF Munich
Press Release | PHOENIX group
MARCH 22, 2019
Mannheim, Germany: – Leading European integrated healthcare provider PHOENIX group will make meaningful contributions to the 2019 Bavarian Healthcare Forum (BGF Gesundheitsforum) in Munich.
PHOENIX Head of Corporate Pharma Services & Sourcing Stefan Jung will be one of the panellists in the discussion session ‘Beyond the Pill’ exploring holistic and individualised healthcare solutions that will take place on day one of the congress.
Mr. Jung will highlight the potential for genuinely patient-centric services that go beyond mere pharmaceuticals, which PHOENIX is helping to deliver across Europe via its All-in-One Service brand.
The PHOENIX team at the BGF congress will also include Olaf Christiansen, Dr. Alexander Maier from PHOENIX group as well as Dr. Katja Acker and Annette Müller from PHOENIX Germany.
“As a truly integrated healthcare provider, PHOENIX group’s All-in-One services can provide tailor-made solutions for patients’ individual needs,” commented Stefan Jung.
“We have moved beyond acting merely as a wholesaler of supplies to become the best integrated healthcare provider in Europe, with a Pharma Services division that combines the whole range of value-adding services for the industry, including business intelligence solutions and patient services in the form of pharmacy adherence programs,” Mr. Jung explained.
“As a result, patients throughout Europe benefit not only from our secure delivery to pharmacies, but also from the important information they receive about pharmacies thanks to us,” he added.
About PHOENIX group
The PHOENIX group, headquartered in Mannheim, is a leading pharmaceutical trader in Europe. Active in 27 countries, the company offers unique geographical coverage throughout Europe, making a vital contribution to comprehensive healthcare with more than 36,000 employees. The PHOENIX group’s vision is to be the best integrated healthcare provider – wherever it is active.
The PHOENIX group considers itself to be a link between manufacturer and patient. Pharmaceutical manufacturers, pharmacies, doctors, hospitals, health insurance funds, and patients across Europe can benefit from our service offering. In pharmaceutical wholesale, the PHOENIX group is active with 164 distribution centers in 27 countries and supplies pharmacies and medical institutions with drugs and other health products. Numerous other products and services for pharmacy customers complete the portfolio – from assistance in advising patients to modern goods management systems to pharmacy cooperation programmes. With around 13,500 member pharmacies, PHOENIX Pharmacy Partnership is the umbrella for our European network of 13 cooperation and partner programmes in 16 countries. Pharma Services provides services across the whole supply chain for the pharmaceutical industry. The PHOENIX group already operates around 2,500 of its own pharmacies in 14 European countries, thereby having profound knowledge of the pharmacy business. Our approximately 18,500 pharmacy employees have around 140 million customer contacts each year. They dispense approximately 315 million drug packages to patients and advise them on issues concerning pharmaceuticals and general health.
Further information about the PHOENIX group | www.phoenixgroup.eu
About BGF 2019
Originally founded as the Coburg Health Forum, the Bayerisches Gesundheitsforum (Bavarian Health Forum) has been an integral part of the European healthcare world for close to two decades.
Dedicated to examining the workings and improvement of healthcare markets as well as leading-edge trends in therapy and life sciences, the forum brings together close to 100 expert speakers in a series of focused topic discussion sessions.
BGF 2019 is a two-day event, opening 5th April at the Leonardo Royal Hotel, Munich.
The event is organised by the Bayerisches Gesundheits Management (BGM) with further information available at: More information at: https://www.bgm.ag/kongress/bgf-gesundheitsforum-2019/
Olaf Christiansen, Head of Marketing, PHOENIX group
Tel: +49 621 8505-8217