Lake Mary, Florida (PRWEB) January 06, 2014
Axium Healthcare Pharmacy announced today that it has been awarded Specialty Pharmacy Accreditation from URAC, a Washington, DC-based health care accrediting organization that establishes quality standards for the health care industry.
URAC’s Specialty Pharmacy Accreditation provides an external validation of excellence in Specialty Pharmacy Management and provides Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI) oriented processes that improve operations and enhance compliance. It also helps to assist in preparing for regulatory compliance.
“Axium puts patients before anything else—it’s always been our specialty. In fact, our mission is to partner with and guide our patients to their best possible outcomes, one relationship at a time,” explained Axium Healthcare Pharmacy’s President and CEO, Mark Montgomery. “Further, our core values of honesty, integrity, respect, inclusion and safety are essential in our ability to deliver quality and safety through our specialty pharmacy services. Our Specialty Pharmacy Accreditation from URAC demonstrates and validates our mission even further.”
Founded in 2000, Axium Healthcare Pharmacy, Inc. is a nationwide provider of specialty pharmacy services. A wholly-owned subsidiary of The Kroger Company, Axium provides drug therapies and patient support services to treat chronic, genetic, and other complex conditions such as Hepatitis C, Multiple Sclerosis, Cancer, Rheumatoid Arthritis, and a number of others.
“By applying for and receiving Specialty Pharmacy Accreditation, Axium Healthcare Pharmacy has demonstrated a commitment to quality health care,” said URAC Chief Operating Officer William Vandervennet. “Quality health care is crucial to our nation’s welfare and it is important to have organizations that are willing to measure themselves against national standards.”
URAC, an independent, nonprofit organization, is a leader in promoting health care quality through accreditation and certification programs. URAC’s standards keep pace with the rapid changes in the health care system, and provide a mark of distinction for health care organizations to demonstrate their commitment to quality and accountability. Through its broad-based governance structure and an inclusive standards development process, URAC ensures that all stakeholders are represented in setting meaningful standards for the health care industry. For more information, visit http://www.urac.org.
For more information, contact Axium Healthcare Pharmacy at 888.315.3395 or visit http://www.axiumhealthcare.com.