HACKENSACK, N.J., Aug. 10, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- RCCA is proud to announce that it has earned URAC accreditation in Specialty Pharmacy. URAC is the independent leader in promoting healthcare quality through accreditation, certification and measurement. By achieving this status, RCCA has demonstrated a comprehensive commitment to quality care, improved processes and better patient outcomes.
"URAC Accreditation is a testament to the commitment of delivering the highest level of quality standards to our patients and their caregivers," said Terrill Jordan, President and CEO of RCCA. "This type of commitment is the cornerstone of everything we do at RCCA," he added.
Edward Licitra, MD, PhD, RCCA Chairperson of the Board and RCCA Pharmacy Medical Director and Eileen Peng, PharmD, Director of the RCCA Pharmacy agree that "this new recognition will allow us to continue to provide the highest level of patient care and convenience for the people that need it the most."
"Pharmacy services have never played such an important role in the delivery of care as they do today. RCCA 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 RCCA is dedicated to quality and safety, and that it strives for a continual improvement of its services."
Regional Cancer Care Associates (RCCA), one of the largest oncology physician networks in the United States, is transforming oncology care by ensuring that cancer patients have access to the highest-quality, most-comprehensive, cutting edge treatments in a compassionate and community-based setting. RCCA includes more than 100 cancer care specialists and is supported by 800 employees at more than 30 care delivery sites, providing care to more than 24,000 new patients annually and over 240,000 existing patients. For more information visit: http://www.RCCA.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.
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