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Fairview Pharmacy Services Receives URAC Accreditation in Specialty Pharmacy and Mail Service Pharmacy

MINNEAPOLIS, July 24, 2013 – Fairview Pharmacy Services 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. “This accreditation underscores the high levels of safety, quality and service that we have provided to our patients and business partners since our inception,” said Kyle Skiermont, Pharm.D., Director of Specialty and Infusion Operations, Fairview Pharmacy Services. “We’re pleased to obtain external validation from such a prestigious organization.”

One of the largest specialty pharmacies operated by a non-profit health system, Fairview Specialty Pharmacy aligns with its payer, provider and manufacturer partners to optimize patient experience and value obtained from specialty products. Sophisticated customer service, proven operational performance, and best-in-class clinical programs consistently deliver exceptional results as Fairview continues to push the envelope on innovation.

“We applaud Fairview Pharmacy Services 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.”

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 Fairview Specialty Pharmacy
Headquartered in Minneapolis, MN, Fairview Specialty Pharmacy has provided comprehensive, personalized services for complex patients across the United States since 1997. Fairview is one of the largest health system-owned specialty pharmacies in the US and employs an integrated approach developed at the University of Minnesota Medical Center to collaborate with clinicians to improve outcomes. Fairview Specialty Pharmacy aligns with its payer, provider and manufacturer partners to optimize patient experience and value obtained from specialty products. Sophisticated customer service, proven operational performance, and best-in-class clinical programs consistently deliver exceptional results as Fairview continues to push the envelope on innovation. For more information, visit www.FairviewSpecialtyRx.org.

 
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