FORT WORTH, Texas — The clinical development director of Rx.com Pharmacy Benefit Coalition is among the first few dozen pharmacists to receive a specialty pharmacy certification, the company said.
Rx.com PBC, an affiliate of pharmacy technology company PDX, said Cheryl Jorgenson received her certified specialty pharmacist endorsement from the Specialty Pharmacy Certification Board, which is designed to indicate to employers, manufacturers, payers, providers and others that a pharmacist is an expert in specialty drugs. The SPCB administered the first exam in October, and Jorgenson is one of only 50 pharmacists in the country to receive the CSP certification.
The certification allows Jorgenson to advise Rx.com Pharmacy Benefit Coalition patients as to plan design and coverage issues regarding the entire range of drug treatments.
"Earning this recognition will assure our patients, customers, colleagues and clients that Cheryl is an expert not only in clinical specialty therapies, but also in all aspects of handling and delivery of specialty pharmaceuticals," Rx.com VP strategic planning Jerry Ray said. "By achieving the skills and recognition of Certified Speciatly Pharmacist, Cheryl demonstrates both a commitment to the profession and a level of knowledge for all aspects of specialty pharmacy including the dispensing, clinical management and patient outcomes."