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Avella Specialty Pharmacy Receives URAC Accreditation in Specialty Pharmacy and Mail Service Pharmacy

July 10, 2013| CATEGORIES: Press Release

Avella-URAC-accredited-tn_0dd3f34d-ba1d-4eca-b86d-850bb88221bd-prv-1.jpgAvella Specialty Pharmacy announced today that it has been awarded Specialty Pharmacy and Mail Service Pharmacy accreditations from URAC, a Washington, DC-based health care accrediting organization that establishes quality standards for the health care industry.

“At Avella, patient safety is our top priority,” said John Musil, Pharm.D., FACA, Avella founder and CEO. “We’re pleased to obtain external validation from such a prestigious organization and are proud to be being recognized for our commitment to quality and service.”

Avella’s mission is to optimize patient health through a relentless devotion to clinical excellence. A leader in the specialty pharmacy industry, Avella’s enhanced clinical management programs educate and empower patients, enhance patient adherence, promote regular communications with providers, and reduce patient costs at every opportunity.

“We applaud Avella on achieving URAC Specialty Pharmacy and Mail Service Pharmacy accreditations” said URAC Chief Operating Officer William Vandervennet. “In today’s health care market, URAC accreditation provides a mark of distinction for organizations to demonstrate their commitment to quality health care.”

URAC, an independent, nonprofit organization, is a leader in promoting health care quality through accreditation and certification programs. URAC's standards keep pace with the rapid changes in the health care system, and provide a mark of distinction for health care organizations to demonstrate their commitment to quality and accountability. Through its broad-based governance structure and an inclusive standards development process, URAC ensures that all stakeholders are represented in setting meaningful standards for the health care industry. For more information, visit www.urac.org.

About URAC

URAC, an independent, nonprofit organization, is a leader in promoting health care quality through accreditation and certification programs. URAC's standards keep pace with the rapid changes in the health care system, and provide a mark of distinction for health care organizations to demonstrate their commitment to quality and accountability. Through its broad-based governance structure and an inclusive standards development process, URAC ensures that all stakeholders are represented in setting meaningful standards for the health care industry. For more information, visit www.urac.org

About Avella Specialty Pharmacy

Headquartered in Phoenix, Arizona, Avella Specialty Pharmacy (formerly operating as The Apothecary Shops) is a National Accredited Specialty Pharmacy, providing individualized care and support to patients since 1996. Avella's clinical pharmacists and staff members are experts in managing complex disease states and providing compassionate care. The company offers a nationwide distribution service to complement its retail locations. Avella reached 1,064th on Inc. magazine's list of the 5,000 fastest-growing private companies in the country, up more than 500 places from 2011. In addition, The Arizona Corporate Excellence Awards has named Avella as the fastest-growing private company based in the state. For more information, please visit www.avella.com


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