DUBLIN, Ohio — Cardinal Health Specialty Solutions on Wednesday announced that its specialty pharmacy, OncoSourceRx, has been awarded Specialty Pharmacy Accreditation from URAC, a Washington-based healthcare accrediting organization that establishes quality standards for the healthcare industry.
“We are honored to receive this prestigious accreditation from URAC,” stated Recie Bomar, VP specialty pharmacy for Cardinal Health Specialty Solutions. “We are very pleased to receive this important recognition, which underscores the quality of our work and demonstrates our commitment to complying with national standards for delivering safe and effective specialty pharmacy services.”
“By applying for and receiving Specialty Pharmacy Accreditation, Cardinal Health Specialty Pharmacy, OncoSourceRx, has demonstrated a commitment to quality health care,” added Alan Spielman, URAC president and CEO. “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 offers the only third-party, voluntary accreditation program of this scope for the pharmacy benefit management and prescription services industries. Its standards were developed by URAC’s Pharmacy Advisory Committee, which includes a range of stakeholders including employers, consumers, pharmacy consultants, health plans, retail pharmacy, pharmacy benefit management organizations, pharmacy professional organizations, labor and large public purchasing groups.