Elwyn Specialty Care Pharmacy Earns URAC Accreditation

Accreditation by URAC demonstrates Elwyn Specialty Care Pharmacy’s ongoing commitment to the highest level of quality as a specialty pharmacy serving patients, prescribers, and payers.

Elwyn Specialty Care Pharmacy which is part of the Elwyn Pharmacy Group, announces today that URAC, the largest accrediting body for health care, has given its seal of approval by accrediting it through a rigorous on-site process.  This most recent accreditation from URAC adds to a prestigious list of accreditations that Elwyn Specialty Care already maintains, including accreditation from ACHC.

It is an honor to achieve full URAC accreditation at Elwyn Specialty Care.  This accreditation displays our commitment to quality and excellence in providing the highest level of customer service possible to our patients and referral sources.  We are so proud of our Elwyn Specialty Care team members for their hard work and dedication to our mission which made this monumental task a reality (“Our goal is to achieve optimal patient outcomes through compliance and delivery of individualized medication therapy management in an environment that maximizes patient satisfaction and adherence”) says Nicholas Karalis, RPh, President CEO at Elwyn Pharmacy Group

URAC, the industry leader for health care accreditation, is an independent, nonprofit organization that provides benchmarking services throughout the health care system. The URAC accreditation process included a review of all of Elwyn Specialty Care’s policies and procedures as well as an onsite visit to confirm that the operations at Elwyn Specialty Care do, in fact, conform to all documented submitted policies and procedures. A committee of health care experts developed the URAC standards, which are updated every three years.

Since URAC is independent accrediting body patients, referral sources as well as other customers can feel confident that the accreditation process is impartial and not influenced by any other outside industry interests. Accreditation from URAC serves as a symbol of excellence and demonstrates to patients, providers, and insurance payers that Elwyn Specialty Care as an independently owned and operated company is committed to operating at strict quality standards.

About Elwyn Specialty Care also Part of The Elwyn Pharmacy Group:
At Elwyn Specialty Care we provide medications, under a comprehensive umbrella of medication therapy management, to people living with many complex disease states. We understand the complexity of managing patients’ medication and that treatment paradigms vary greatly and are highly individualized. Our patient-centered approach enables us to adapt and customize a collaborative medication therapy management plan for every patient.  It is our goal to ensure treatment success and patient safety with the highest level of focus, care and compassion possible.

Elwyn Specialty Care is part of the Elwyn Pharmacy Group and provides a complete range of specialty pharmacy and infusion services.   We treat a wide array of complex disease states such as Hepatitis C, Oncology/Cancer, bleeding disorders, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Psoriasis. Elwyn Specialty Care, a privately-held, pharmacist-owned company located in Garnet Valley, PA, is accredited by URAC, and the Accreditation Commission for Health Care (ACHC). For more information about Elwyn Specialty Care or Elwyn Pharmacy Group please contact us at 1-855-ELWYN-RX (359-9679) or visit us on the web at www.elwynspecialtycare.com or www.elwynpharmacygroup.com

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