Equitas Health Pharmacy Earns URAC Accreditation in Specialty Pharmacy

Equitas Health Pharmacy 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, Equitas Health Pharmacy 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,” said Aaron Clark, Chief Pharmacy Officer at Equitas Health. “This type of commitment is the cornerstone of everything we do at Equitas Health,” he added.

“It’s necessary for specialty pharmacies to provide a higher level of treatment for patients so desired outcomes are achieved. Equitas Health 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 Equitas Health Pharmacy strives to adhere to industry best practices.”

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Friday, December 29, 2017
CONTACT: Alyssa Chenault, 614-526-4161

About Equitas Health Pharmacy

Equitas Health Pharmacy has three full-service, retail pharmacies in Columbus and Dayton, Ohio. Equitas Health Pharmacy operates as a social enterprise for Equitas Health, a regional not-for-profit community-based healthcare system founded in 1984 serving more than 67,000 individuals a year in Ohio, Kentucky, and West Virginia. The Equitas Health Pharmacy is one of the pillars of the healthcare organization’s patient-centered care model. 100% of pharmacy profits are reinvesting back into the organization’s programs and services, providing an earned income revenue line for the organization while providing a critical service for the community.

About URAC
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.