WASHINGTON, Feb. 9, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- URAC, the independent leader in promoting healthcare quality through accreditation, certification and measurement, is proud to announce that LeMed Specialty Pharmacy has earned URAC accreditation in Specialty Pharmacy, 3.0. By achieving this status, LeMed Specialty Pharmacy has demonstrated a comprehensive commitment to quality care, improved processes and better patient outcomes.
LeMed Specialty Pharmacy is a Community Specialty Pharmacy that has served the Bronx, NY and surrounding communities for over two decades.
"Pharmacy services have never played such an important role in the delivery of care as they do today. LeMed Specialty Pharmacy distinguishes itself for having voluntarily undergone a rigorous review of quality standards that earned it URAC accreditation," said URAC President and CEO Kylanne Green. "Independent URAC accreditation shows that LeMed is dedicated to quality and safety, and that it strives for a continual improvement of its services."
LeMed has worked closely with patients, prescribers, and health systems in New York for almost two decades with the goal of improving patient health outcomes through an integrated approach to removing all barriers to treatment. "Our team is dedicated to providing the community with a consistently high level of services. The achievement of URAC Specialty Pharmacy Accreditation is demonstration of our commitment to that goal," said Shaleen Patel, CEO of LeMed Specialty Pharmacy.
"It's necessary for specialty pharmacies to provide a higher level of treatment for patients so desired outcomes are achieved. LeMed Specialty Pharmacy 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 LeMed strives to adhere to industry best practices."
LeMed Specialty Pharmacy is a Community Specialty Pharmacy that has served the Bronx, NY for over two decades. LeMed provides a high touch experience for patients—our Clinical Pharmacists and Patient Care Coordinators work to "remove all barriers" that may otherwise prevent patients from receiving the proper treatment. This includes help with patient education, financial assistance, adherence reminders and delivery of medication. In addition, our internal team works closely with Healthcare providers to provide clinical guidance on patient treatment, aid with Prior Authorizations, and act as a resource to provide patient adherence monitoring. For more information, visit us at www.lemedrx.com.
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.
Shaleen Patel, CEO
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