AllianceRx Walgreens Prime earns specialty pharmacy reaccreditation from URAC
ORLANDO, Fla., Jan. 11, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- AllianceRx Walgreens Prime, a specialty and home delivery pharmacy, received reaccreditation* from URAC for its specialty pharmacy services. URAC is the independent leader in promoting healthcare quality through accreditation, certification and measurement. By achieving this status, AllianceRx Walgreens Prime has demonstrated a comprehensive commitment to quality care, improved processes and better patient outcomes.
"Last spring, our home delivery pharmacies received accreditation from URAC, and I'm proud to announce our specialty pharmacies were just awarded full reaccreditation," says Joel Wright, chief executive officer of AllianceRx Walgreens Prime. "Receiving reaccreditation is affirmation of our teams' commitment to the highest standards of care for our patients."
URAC President and CEO Kylanne Green says URAC reaccreditation conveys that AllianceRx Walgreens Prime continues to adhere to industry best practices.
"It's necessary for specialty pharmacies to provide a higher level of treatment for patients so desired outcomes are achieved," she says. "AllianceRx Walgreens Prime shows a dedication to patient education and safety through the recognition of quality it received with URAC's independent accreditation."
The reaccreditation is effective until January 1, 2022.
* When searching URAC Directory of Accredited Organizations, AllianceRx Walgreens Prime's specialty pharmacy accreditation will be listed as Walgreens Specialty Pharmacy, LLC, and Prime Therapeutics Specialty Pharmacy LLC, parent organizations of the Orlando-based pharmacy.
About AllianceRx Walgreens Prime
AllianceRx Walgreens Prime (alliancerxwp.com) is a specialty and home delivery pharmacy that strives to provide exceptional care throughout a patient's treatment journey with the medications they need every day. Formed in 2017 through a collaboration between Walgreens, one of the nation's largest chain drug stores, and Prime Therapeutics, a leading pharmacy benefit manager, the company offers tools and resources for patients, providers and health plans to deliver optimal health outcomes. The company is headquartered in Orlando, Fla. and its pharmacies are accredited by several national pharmacy accreditation services.
Founded in 1990, URAC is the independent leader in promoting healthcare quality through leadership, accreditation, measurement and innovation. URAC is a nonprofit organization using evidence-based measures and developing standards through inclusive engagement with a range of stakeholders committed to improving the quality of healthcare. Our portfolio of accreditation and certification programs span the healthcare industry, addressing healthcare management, healthcare operations, health plans, pharmacies, telehealth providers, physician practices, and more. URAC accreditation is a symbol of excellence for organizations to showcase their validated commitment to quality and accountability.
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