The Pharmacy500 is awarded to 500 pharmacy supply chain businesses and associations that significantly impacted dispensing pharmacies in the U.S. over the past year.

Pharmacy500 Benefits

The following are complementary benefits extended to Pharmacy500 companies and associations (coming this spring!)


Company listings in the Platinum Pages Buyer’s Guide, 20Ways publications, and RXinsider website


Company inclusion in the 20Ways themed Buyer's Guide


Unlimited job postings in the Pharmacy500 Career Center


Tradeshow promotional resources including Pharmacy500 floor stickers and lanyards


Two posts (annually) in RXinsider’s Pharmacy Market BUZZ news feed


Access to the Pharmacy500 Academy for staff training

Who are the Pharmacy500 and what are the selection criteria?

The Pharmacy500 includes:
  1. Companies within the Pharmacy Supply Chain
  2. National Pharmacy Trade Associations
The Pharmacy500 Selection Committee applies the following criteria to determine the list of 500:
  • Offers and actively markets at least one product or service to dispensing pharmacies
  • Dispensing pharmacies comprise at least 25% of their customer base
  • Has an estimated annual revenue exceeding $500,000
  • Has five or more full-time employees, and has been in business for more than two years
  • Has a national presence
  • Exhibited at one of the following national conferences in the previous year: APhA; ASCP Annual Meeting & Exhibition; Asembia’s Summit; ASHP Midyear Clinical Meetings & Exhibition; Cardinal Health RBC; McKesson ideaShare; NACDS Total Store Expo; NASP Annual Meeting & Expo; NCPA Annual Convention and Expo; Pharmacy Futures (ASHP Summer); ThoughtSpot.
The following supply chain segments are critical to pharmacy operations and patient care, but are excluded from the Pharmacy500 simply due to volume:
  • Manufacturers and Merchandisers of Pharmaceuticals
  • Manufacturers and Merchandisers of Devices and OTC Products
  • Colleges of Pharmacy
  • State Associations
  • Government Agencies and State Boards of Pharmacy
  • Pharmacy Fraternities & Sororities
  • Dispensing Pharmacies, Health Systems, Chains, Payors, and PBMs