Walgreens Specialty Pharmacy receives URAC accreditation

Business Wire
Updated 1/25/2016 2:35 PM

DEERFIELD -- Walgreens Specialty Pharmacy LLC received 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.

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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.

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.

"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.

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