AMARILLO, Texas, Aug. 31, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Maxor National Pharmacy Services, LLC (Maxor), announced today that it has been chosen to operate a 7,000-square foot specialty pharmacy for the United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America (UBC). This new state-of-the-art specialty pharmacy is scheduled to open in early 2018 and will be located in Las Vegas, Nevada, at the International Training Center for UBC. The new pharmacy will provide high-touch specialty pharmacy services to UBC's 500,000 members across all 50 states.
Together, Maxor and UBC are working to design and operate a best-in-class specialty pharmacy program that will be a model for the industry. "UBC's goal was to select an innovative partner that could assist with providing high quality and high value specialty pharmacy operations and services to our members," said UBC General President, Doug McCarron. "UBC chose Maxor because of its proven ability to manage rising specialty drug costs and improve patient outcomes."
"We're excited to build this specialty pharmacy for one of the nation's largest and strongest unions and to introduce our patient-centric specialty pharmacy services to UBC's members," said Mike Ellis, CEO of Maxor. "Our high-touch model of care, along with our innovative analytic tools, will offer UBC's members the best in patient care along with effective clinical outcomes."
Maxor's expertise in both pharmacy management and specialty pharmacy made it the right partner to build and manage UBC's specialty pharmacy. Maxor operates private-labeled pharmacies for Health Systems and employer groups throughout the country and focuses on quality of care and better patient outcomes. Maxor Pharmacies, dba Maxor Specialty, is accredited by both URAC and ACHC for specialty pharmacy services.
About Maxor Maxor is a leading pharmacy services platform that consists of the following primary business segments: (i) MaxorPlus, providing client and patient focused pharmacy benefit management ("PBM") services; (ii) Maxor Specialty, IV Solutions, and Pharmaceutical Specialties, providing specialty pharmacy, respiratory, and home infusion services; and (iii) Maxor Pharmacy Management and Consulting Services, providing on-site pharmacy management, 340B audits, and consulting services to health systems, Federally Qualified Health Centers, and employers. More information on Maxor can be found by visiting www.maxor.com.
About UBC The United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America (UBC) is one of North America's largest building-trades unions, with over a half million members working in the construction and wood-products industries. The UBC is committed to providing the next generation of construction professionals with the tools and resources they need to succeed in a demanding and competitive business. More information on UBC can be found by visiting www.carpenters.org.