CHOC was established to function as a group purchasing organization for POHMS members and to share any benefits derived from group purchasing activities.
CHOC selects a preferred vendor, based on a competitive bid process, to provide aggressive drug pricing, payment terms and a variety of related services to eligible CHOC member practices.
CHOC believes every practice has full control over their ability to buy whatever drugs they choose. CHOC’s goal is to assist members with making well-informed decisions.
At Bayer our mission is Science For A Better Life. Bayer HealthCare discovers and manufactures innovative products that will improve human health worldwide. The products enhance well-being and quality of life by diagnosing, preventing and treating disease.
Celgene is a global biopharmaceutical company committed to improving the lives of patients worldwide. At Celgene, we seek to deliver truly innovative and life-changing drugs for our patients. Our mission as a company is to build a major global biopharmaceutical corporation while focusing on the discovery, the development, and the commercialization of products for the treatment of cancer and other severe, immune, inflammatory conditions. There are more than 300 clinical trials at major medical centers using compounds from Celgene. Investigational compounds are being studied for patients with incurable hematological and solid tumor cancers, including multiple myeloma, myelodysplastic syndromes, chronic lymphocyte leukemia (CLL), non-Hodgkin's lymphoma (NHL), myelofibrosis, small cell lung cancer and prostate cancer.As committed as we are to clinical accomplishment, we are equally committed to patient support, which is a guiding principle at Celgene. We believe all who can benefit from our discoveries should have the opportunity to do so. Celgene puts patients first with industry-leading programs that provide information, support and access to our innovative therapies.
In the first quarter of 2008, Eisai, Inc. purchased MGI Pharma. Eisai Inc. (pronounced â-zî) is a U.S. pharmaceutical subsidiary of Tokyo-based Eisai Co., Ltd., a research-based human health care (hhc) company that discovers, develops and markets products throughout the world. Established in 1995, Eisai Inc. began marketing its first product in the United States in 1997 and has rapidly grown to become an integrated pharmaceutical business with sales of approximately $2.6 billion in fiscal year 2006 (year ending March 31, 2007).
Headquartered in Woodcliff Lake, New Jersey, we are dedicated to a tradition of genuine concern for people and are driven by the desire to meet the diverse health care needs of patients and their families and caregivers. We are an agile, entrepreneurial organization managed by experienced leadership, backed by the strength, stability and historical successes of Eisai Co., Ltd.., which has a strong and lasting commitment to the U.S. market.
Considered the founder of the biotechnology industry, Genentech has been delivering on the promise of biotechnology for almost 30 years, using human genetic information to discover, develop, commercialize and manufacture biotherapeutics that address significant unmet medical needs. Today, Genentech is among the world's leading biotech companies, with multiple products on the market for serious or life-threatening medical conditions and over 40 projects in the pipeline. The company is the leading provider of anti-tumor therapeutics in theUnited States. With its strength in all areas of the drug development process — from research and development to manufacturing and commercialization — Genentech continues to transform innovative science into breakthrough therapies for patients. For more general information about the company, visit our corporate overview section.
Lilly is a pioneer in chemotherapy drugs, having introduced vincristine and vinblastine in the 1960s. These anticancer drugs, known as vinca alkaloids, were derived from the rosy periwinkle plant. In 1996, Lilly leveraged this expertise with the introduction of GEMZAR® (gemcitabine HCl for injection) for the treatment of non-small cell lung cancer, pancreatic cancer, and metastatic breast cancer.
McKesson Specialty Health empowers the community patient care delivery system to advance the science, technology and quality of care. Through innovative clinical, research, business and operational solutions, facilitated by integrated technology systems, we improve the financial health of our community oncology practice customers and help them provide quality care for patients. www.mckessonspecialtyhealth.com/oncology
(formerly Caris Life Sciences)
Serving more than 3,000 patients each day, Miraca Life Sciences is a leader in providing academic-caliber pathology services in the fields of dermatopathology, GI pathology, hematopathology and urologic pathology. We employ a talented team of leading pathologists, histologists, molecular pathology experts, lab technicians and other medical professionals. (Formerly Caris Diagnostics)
Oncology Supply is the nation’s largest distributor of Chemotherapy drugs & Supplies, earning a respected name in the wholesale specialty arena with more than 30 years of experience. For the community-based oncology practice, Oncology Supply has become the first choice for reliability, stability, integrity and honesty. Bringing technology to the forefront, Oncology Supply’s Nucleus® cabinet offers support and solutions for your practice’s inventory management needs. Our goal is to deliver responsive and innovative solutions to help our business partners positively impact cancer patients’ lives. For more information, visit www.oncologysupply.com.