Long-term Care Pharmacies

Empowering long-term care pharmacies to improve care and reduce costs through industry-leading group purchasing and operational support.

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Long-term care pharmacies face challenges unique from those of their retail counterparts as they support long-term care providers in caring for high-risk, high-need patient populations. Supply chain challenges, drug shortages, escalating drug prices and ongoing difficulties with reimbursement all threaten both patient care capabilities and profitable operations in the industry. Innovatix® (in partnership with our parent company, Premier®) delivers competitive pricing and better tools via industry-leading group purchasing. The Premier pharmacy portfolio gives long-term care pharmacies access to more than 180 suppliers and 15,000 products, including a robust injectable portfolio, medical nutrition, over-the-counter (OTC) medications, products for pharmaceutical compounding and more.

The Innovatix Difference

Innovatix brings more than 30 years of expertise serving long-term care pharmacies, delivering a level of industry knowledge that’s unmatched in the market. Now combined with the power of Premier’s pharmacy offering (including a custom portfolio for long-term care pharmacies), Innovatix brings you a level of depth, breadth, focus and expertise not available elsewhere.

The Power of a Nation-Leading Group Purchasing Organization (GPO)

Innovatix boasts a nation-leading GPO program that helps long-term care pharmacies access the products they need at industry-leading competitive rates regardless of the size of the organization. This includes access to pharmaceuticals, Rx support services, crucial injectable supplies, vaccines and more.

With a purchasing portfolio built on over $83 billion in purchasing volume, we offer unprecedented access and buying power, including:

180+ suppliers and 15,000+ products in our pharmacy portfolio.

Branded and generic pharmaceuticals.

An industry-leading injectable generics product access program.

Competitive prices on adult vaccines including seasonal influenza, pneumococcal & pandemic vaccines

Compounding products.

Supply Chain Advisor®, a web-based portal including contract catalog, price activation, contract management and more.

Enhance your long-term care pharmacy with stronger discounts and better tools today!

Complementing our group purchasing advantages, Innovatix offers numerous other solutions to pharmacies and infusion centers. These include:

Premier PSAO

Formerly known as the Innovatix Network. With this fee-for-service program, member pharmacies can gain access to Medicare Part D contracts with reimbursement rates with dispensing fees from 50 to 100 percent higher or more with favorable AWP discounts. This program is vital for many long-term care pharmacies and an investment that pays off for your business.


Our pharmacy business intelligence tool, available as an add-on service, offers the industry’s most complete support for pharmacy data analytics and adjudication services, including claims review data for pre-edit, post-edit and reconciliation phases.

Clinical Programs

Leverage our in-house clinical experts, earn continuing education (CE) credits through multiple flexible methods and enjoy our Contract Advantage tools to save on contracted alternatives — all at no cost for Innovatix members.

Clinical Surveillance Technology

Premier’s clinical surveillance capabilities provide a comprehensive, real-time workflow solution for infection preventionists and clinical pharmacists. 

Government Affairs

We advocate in Washington, D.C. for our members with a focus on long-term care pharmacy and infusion.

Top Contract Categories for Long-term Care Pharmacies


  • Brand name.
  • Generics.

Rx Support Services

  • Automated dose packaging and bar code labeling.
  • Heat sealers, blister packs and punch cards.
  • IV robotics – preparation and filling.
  • Medication and supply automation.
  • Pharmaceutical bags.
  • Pharmacy dispensing and consulting software.
  • Pharmacy reverse distribution.
  • Pharmacy unit-dose repackaging.
  • Physical inventory services.

Delivery, Shipping and Freight Management

  • Inbound and Outbound Freight
  • Third-Party Freight Management

Facility Management and Maintenance

  • Air Filtration Products
  • HVAC Equipment, Controls and Services

Information Technology

  • Cellular voice and data services.
  • Hardware and software resellers.


  • Blood Glucose Meters, Reagents, Consumables and Service
  • Blood Specimen Collection and Ancillary Products
  • Clinical Reference Laboratory Testing Services


  • Enteral Nutrition
  • Feeding Pumps, Sets, Devices and Tubes


  • Respiratory Therapy Products
  • Safety Huber Needles
  • Safety Hypodermic Products
  • Standard Hypodermic Products

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