MedPro Rx, Inc. Receives URAC Specialty Pharmacy Accreditation
Raleigh, NC, July 29, 2012 --(PR.com)-- MedPro Rx, Inc. (http://www.medprorx.com), a provider of specialty pharmacy services to clients with chronic illnesses who need clotting factor, IVIg and other specialty pharmacy medications, has announced that it has been awarded Specialty Pharmacy Accreditation from URAC, a Washington, D.C.-based health care accrediting organization that establishes quality standards for the industry. URAC takes a collaborative, educational approach to accreditation and utilizes a standards development process which is consensus driven, with hundreds of industry experts serving as volunteers to establish and revise appropriate industry benchmarks. This broad, inclusive process of all stakeholders ensures that URAC’s standards are balanced and address a diversity of needs and concerns.
The URAC accreditation process demonstrates a commitment to quality services and serves as a framework to improve business processes through benchmarking organizations against nationally recognized standards. Hundreds of industry experts serve as volunteers to establish and revise appropriate industry benchmarks as part of the consensus decision-making for the URAC standards development process.
“By applying for and receiving URAC Accreditation For Specialty Pharmacy, MedPro Rx has demonstrated a commitment to quality health care,” said Alan P. Spielman, URAC president and CEO. “Quality health care is crucial to our nation’s welfare and is important to have organizations that are willing to measure themselves against national standards.”
MedPro Rx, Inc. offers a high touch, comprehensive care system of pharmacological care wherein patients with chronic illnesses and complex disease states receive expert therapy management and support tailored to their individual needs. Medications that health plans and other insurance providers classify as specialty pharmaceuticals may vary and evolve over time.
The specialty pharmacy market is relatively new and is growing rapidly. Growth in specialty pharmacy is fueled by the growing number of complex chronic conditions that require more of the latest highly engineered pharmaceuticals.
“URAC’s rigorous standards for accreditation has raised the bar in the health care industry,” said Nancy McFarlane, president of MedPro Rx. “We are very proud to receive this accreditation.”
“We are very proud and satisfied to receive Specialty Pharmacy Accreditation from URAC,” said Andy Clark, R.Ph, director of clinical services. “Receiving this accreditation demonstrates our company’s commitment to quality and accountability in the health care industry.”
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MedPro Rx, Inc. is a specialty infusion pharmacy, serving clients who require clotting factor, IVIg and other medications for complex chronic conditions. Established in Raleigh, N.C., in 2002, MedPro Rx’s team has more than 250 years of combined pharmacy, nursing and management experience. MedPro Rx is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Health Care, Inc. (ACHC), for infusion pharmacy services, and URAC Accreditation For Specialty Pharmacy. It emphasizes treatments for individuals with autoimmune neuromuscular disorders as well as rare bleeding disorders, such as hemophilia and von Willebrand Disease. The pharmacy has received numerous awards for its success and was most recently named one of the top fastest-growing, privately held companies in the Triangle by Triangle Business Journal. For more information about MedPro Rx, call (888) 571-3100 or visit http://www.medprorx.com/.
URAC, an independent, nonprofit organization, is well known as a leader in promoting health care quality through its accreditation and certification programs. URAC offers a wide range of quality benchmarking programs and services that keep pace with the rapid changes in the health care system, and provide a symbol of excellence for organizations to validate their commitment to quality and accountability. Through its broad-based governance structure and an inclusive standards development process, URAC strives to
ensure that all stakeholders are represented in establishing meaningful quality measures for the entire health care industry. For more information, visit http://www.urac.org.
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