UofL Health â€“ Specialty Pharmacy proudly announces it has achieved accreditation through Accreditation Commission for Health Care (ACHC).
Accreditation is a process through which health care organizations demonstrate compliance with national standards. Accreditation by ACHC reflects an organizationâ€™s dedication and commitment to meeting standards that facilitate a higher level of performance and patient care.
â€śThis accreditation is a testament to the quality and strength of our clinical and operational services,â€ť says Chelsea Maier, manager of Specialty Pharmacy. â€śOver the last six months, our team has been dedicated to this process which has included implementing policy updates, developing a new patient management system and work flow optimization.â€ťÂ
In addition, UofL Health â€“ Specialty Pharmacy obtained URAC (Utilization Review Accreditation Commission) accreditation in January 2020. As a URAC-accredited specialty pharmacy, we Â provide therapy-specific patient management services, promote safety and accuracy in dispensing practices, qualify all medication distribution processes for appropriate temperature ranges, provide 24/7 patient and prescriber support and comply with foundational standards on risk management, consumer empowerment and performance management.
Conveniently located in the Jackson Street Outpatient Center, the UofL Health â€“ Specialty Pharmacy is dedicated to helping patients and providers manage chronic and complex diseases that require specialized therapies and customized pharmacy services.
For more information, please visit https://uoflhospital.org/services/specialty-pharmacy, contact us at 502-681-1600 or toll free at 855-681-1600 or at ULHSpecialtyPharmacy@uoflhealth.org.