Mar 09, 2018

Albertsons Companies Earns URAC Accreditation in Specialty Pharmacy

The designation demonstrates the highest level of commitment to quality healthcare

Albertsons Companies is proud to announce that it has earned URAC accreditation in Specialty Pharmacy. URAC is the independent leader in promoting healthcare quality through accreditation, certification, and measurement. By achieving this status, Albertsons Companies has demonstrated a comprehensive commitment to quality care, improved processes and better patient outcomes.

Albertsons Companies operates over 1,700 in-store pharmacies, serving approximately 5.5 million patients across the 35 states and the District of Columbia. Albertsons Specialty Care provides a multitude of services including prior authorization assistance, patient assistant program coordination, comprehensive care plans and medication adherence support.

“Receiving full accreditation from URAC for specialty pharmacy demonstrates our resolve to provide high-quality patient care each and every day,” said Albertsons Companies Senior Vice President of Pharmacy, Health & Wellness Mark Panzer. “We offer comprehensive education to help patients safely manage complex and chronic conditions. Our commitment to these high standards helps improve patients’ lives and drive positive outcomes.”

“It’s necessary for specialty pharmacies to provide a higher level of treatment for patients so desired outcomes are achieved. Albertsons Companies shows a dedication to patient education and safety through the recognition of quality it received with URAC’s independent accreditation,” said URAC President and CEO Kylanne Green. “With URAC accreditation, people know that Albertsons Companies strives to adhere to industry best practices.”

About Albertsons Companies
Albertsons Companies is one of the largest food and drug retailers in the United States, with both a strong local presence and national scale. We operate stores across 35 states and the District of Columbia under 20 well-known banners including Albertsons, Safeway, Vons, Jewel-Osco, Shaw's, Acme, Tom Thumb, Randalls, United Supermarkets, Pavilions, Star Market, Haggen, and Carrs, as well as meal kit company Plated based in New York City. Albertsons Companies is committed to helping people across the country live better lives by making a meaningful difference, neighborhood by neighborhood. In 2016 alone, along with the Albertsons Companies Foundation, the company gave nearly $300 million in food and financial support. These efforts helped millions of people in the areas of hunger relief, education, cancer research and treatment, programs for people with disabilities and veterans outreach.

About URAC
Founded in 1990, URAC is the independent leader in promoting healthcare quality through accreditation, certification, and measurement. URAC is a nonprofit organization developing evidence-based measures and 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.

Market Buzz

Aug 14, 2018 ACHC and ExceleraRx Corp. Form Partnership
Aug 13, 2018 RetailSTARx with McKesson’s EnterpriseRx Supports ID Tracking for Controlled S...
Aug 07, 2018 Fagron, Inc. Announces New Hair Care Line - TrichoConcept™
Aug 03, 2018 Letco Medical, L.L.C. Launches Pharmacy Financial Services to Support Compoundin...
Aug 02, 2018 Beaumont Health Selects Omnicell’s Medication Management Platform and Services...
Jul 31, 2018 Lupin launches generic Desoximetasone Topical Spray, 0.25% in the US
Jul 25, 2018 NYU Langone Health Expands Strategic Partnership with Omnicell for Automated Med...
Jul 25, 2018 Prudential Cleanroom Services Hosts Ribbon Cutting Ceremony at Nashua, NH Cleanr...
Jul 18, 2018 Excelera® Specialty Pharmacy Network Announces Access to Breast Cancer Treatmen...
Jul 17, 2018 Multi-Store Independent Pharmacy Streamlines Operations with Epicor Eagle N Seri...
Jul 12, 2018 Acentrus Specialty Partners with CPPA for Specialty Pharmacy Practice Accreditat...
Jul 12, 2018 Letco Medical, L.L.C. Acquired by Current Management Team
Jul 10, 2018 Lorrie A. Carr Appointed as CEO for Excelera
Jul 02, 2018 Medi-Dose, Inc. / EPS, Inc. Announces New Packaging Option for its Steri-Dropper...
Jun 26, 2018 Effective June 26, R.J. Hedges & Associates will be offering their comprehensive...
Jun 25, 2018 Medical Packaging Inc. Named One of The Best Places to Work In New Jersey
Jun 20, 2018 Prudential Overall Supply a Clean Green Certified Company Releases Clean Green V...
Jun 15, 2018 Retail Management Solutions named in the top 250 of the Fifty Five and Five Inbo...
Jun 14, 2018 Tutela Welcomes Fertility Specialists Medical Group (FSMG) and The San Diego Cen...
Jun 11, 2018 SuiteRx Saves the day at APPA's 2nd Annual PharmaCon Expo
Jun 11, 2018 CPS Telepharmacy’s New Innovation Center Built to Meet Growing Technology Dema...
Jun 08, 2018 SuiteRx is Attending the 2nd Annual PharmaCon Expo in Orlando, Florida this week...
Jun 08, 2018 Worldwide Business with kathy ireland® Explores Infection Prevention with Analy...
Jun 04, 2018 FDS, Inc. Announces New CEO
May 25, 2018 Excelera Members Benefit from Accreditation Measure Validation Services Provided...
May 11, 2018 Sentara RMH Medical Center Partners with Omnicell to Enhance Efficiency, Safety ...
May 11, 2018 Medi-Dose, Inc. / EPS, Inc. Announces Auxiliary Labels for Neuromuscular Blockin...
May 09, 2018 Jamco First to Achieve Updated FM Approvals
May 03, 2018 CriticalPoint Peer Network
May 01, 2018 Contec, Inc. Acquires Building in Spartanburg County Industrial Park

RXinsider Product Overview Videos