STOW, Ohio, April 25, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- In further developments of the fast-growing National Medical Marijuana Accreditation Organization (NMMAO), the medical marijuana accreditation company announced today that distinguished healthcare expert Raeanna Lewarne, PharmD, BCPS has joined the Executive Board and the Review Committee. Dr. Lewarne will serve on the NMMAO Review Committee in the initial and ongoing accreditation audit of NMMAO's clientele of state-legal medical marijuana dispensaries.
Dr. Lewarne comes to NMMAO with a wealth of clinical and compliance experience in the healthcare industry, most recently having spent the last six years at ProCare Rx where she was the President of the hospice care division. Dr. Lewarne states, "I am delighted to join NMMAO. The accreditation and standardization of medical marijuana dispensaries is just what our nation, states, prescribers, and most importantly – patients – need. This is a cutting-edge industry that has been highly publicized. Setting forth professional standards on safety and quality for medical marijuana dispensaries, as NMMAO is doing, will only serve to improve our healthcare system." Lewarne comes to NMMAO with a wealth of clinical and compliance experience in the healthcare industry, most recently having spent the last six years at ProCare Rx where she was the President of the hospice care division.
Jean M Milford, Founder and CEO of NMMAO said, "Dr. Lewarne's wealth of experience and industry knowledge makes her a key addition to the NMMAO family. We view Raeanna's appointment as a sign of our commitment to continuing as the leading accreditation company specifically focused on legalized medical marijuana dispensaries. We look forward to the key role she will play in providing the Review Committee with her exceptional clinical outlook and experience."
The National Medical Marijuana Accreditation Organization, LLC (NMMAO) offers state-licensed dispensaries an opportunity to undergo the nation's first and only accreditation specific to medical marijuana dispensaries. NMMAO was formed in recognition of competing and varying state and pending federal regulations of marijuana dispensaries, and provides a three-year base accreditation. Dispensaries meeting the NMMAO accreditation criteria prove a heightened awareness of general healthcare industry standards and quality measurements through documented policies, procedures, processes, and attestations. Accreditation is both a process and a status and reflects the medical marijuana dispensary's commitment to self-evaluation and external review.
For more information regarding NMMAO, to order the NMMAO accreditation continuing education (CE), or to schedule your dispensary's free consultation, visit www.NMMAO.net or call 860-617-0658.
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