Updated: Sep 10, 2020
The National Coalition for Drug Quality & Security (NCDQS) celebrates its first anniversary this month providing accreditation and inspection programs to the drug supply chain.
NCDQS was founded to provide accreditation and inspection programs for drug wholesalers that addresses unmet needs in the industry, especially with the underserved small, independent, secondary and specialty wholesalers. The programs are designed to be responsive and to provide complete transparency including the accreditation process and applicant expectations, the names and credentials of the Advisory Board and the names and credentials of contract Inspectors and Surveyors.
Since its inception in 2019, NCDQS has accredited fourteen (14) companies in the drug supply chain spanning niche, specialty wholesalers to national generic drug wholesalers. NCDQS programs are recognized by many Boards of Pharmacy and we are working on formal approval and acceptance in all states.
Denise M. Frank, President and Director of Accreditation and Inspection Services, said: “We have had a very positive first year with a great response from the industry and state regulatory agencies.”
NCDQS relies on the 100+ years of experience between its President and its Advisory Board which has experts from all aspects of the drug supply chain including DEA, Drug Distribution, 3PL, Manufacturing, Pharmacy and the DSCSA.