Walgreens Specialty Pharmacy Gains Renewed URAC Accreditation
Walgreens has announced a renewed designation that further validates the quality of care delivered to patients with complex conditions through its centralized specialty pharmacy services.
DEERFIELD, Ill., January 25, 2016 - Walgreens today announced a renewed designation that further validates the quality of care delivered to patients with complex conditions through its centralized specialty pharmacy services. Walgreens Specialty Pharmacy LLC once again receives full specialty pharmacy accreditation from URAC, an independent health care accrediting organization that assesses quality standards for the health care industry. Based on industry quality benchmarks, URAC reviewed and certified Walgreens Specialty Pharmacy centralized services based on clinical credentials, operating processes and patient management results, among other core standards.
“At Walgreens, everything begins with quality of care and having the external validation through URAC is an extraordinary achievement that underscores our commitment to helping patients lead healthier lives,” said Mike Ellis, Walgreens corporate vice president, specialty pharmacy.
Care for Patients Managing Complex Conditions
Walgreens Specialty Pharmacy helps to empower patients with complex conditions to access their specialty and traditional medications, navigate the complexities of their treatment and care options and receive comprehensive support when and where they need it most.
Walgreens specially-trained pharmacists and clinical support professionals have helped patients from diagnosis to improved health through medication adherence programs customized to their unique health needs.
Walgreens Specialty Pharmacy provides patient care for a variety of conditions including cancer, cystic fibrosis, HIV, hepatitis C, infertility and transplant. Walgreens Specialty Pharmacy has a network of support for patients that include retail pharmacies, condition-specific specialized pharmacies, health system pharmacies and centralized patient support services.
For more information, visit www.walgreens.com/specialtypharmacy.