CENTER FOR PHARMACY PRACTICE ACCREDITATION Advancing Quality, Safety and Patient Care
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The University of Wisconsin (UW) Hospital and Clinics has begun the Center for Pharmacy Practice Accreditation (CPPA) accreditation process for its specialty pharmacy, becoming the first health system in the program.
Pharmaceutical Commerce - April 10, 2016
The specialty focus of today’s pharma industry continues to produce ripples of change in the pharmacy business. First there was the growth of national specialty pharmacy (SP) providers such as Accredo (part of Express Scripts), Diplomat and others; then a seeming land rush for accreditation by hundreds of local, regional and national chains by the URAC organization (to enable these SPs to be part of limited distribution networks chosen by the specialty manufacturer). Now, a relatively new company, KloudScript (Oakbrook Terrace, IL) is hoping to bring in another part: local, mostly independent pharmacies.More »
Specialty Pharmacy Continuum
Author: Gina Shaw
The specialty pharmacy accelerator KloudScript will soon have 500 pharmacies enrolled in its “specialty care at retail” national network of independent, community pharmacies, representatives from the company tell SPC.More »
The Kroger Co. and the Center for Pharmacy Practice Accreditation (CPPA) today announced 15 Kroger pharmacies have received community pharmacy accreditation. Kroger is the first national chain retailer to obtain community pharmacy accreditation from CPPA.More »
The Center for Pharmacy Practice Accreditation (CPPA) recently accredited Diplomat Pharmacy, Inc., the largest independent specialty pharmacy in the U.S. Diplomat provides patients with medicines for oncology, inflammatory and autoimmune conditions, hepatitis C, blood disorders, and other diseases. Based in Flint, Mich., the company also provides back-end patient support services for national retailers and major hospitals and specialty-care coverage to managed care organizations. Two Diplomat pharmacies in Michigan and Florida have also received dual CPPA accreditation for community and specialty pharmacy practice.
The Center for Pharmacy Practice Accreditation (CPPA) recently accredited Blount Specialty Pharmacy, a provider of specialized medicines for hematology and oncology, HIV/AIDS, Hepatitis C, Crohn’s Disease, immunology, rheumatoid arthritis, and dermatology and inflammatory diseases.
WASHINGTON, DC – Medicine Shoppe International and the Center for Pharmacy Practice Accreditation (CPPA) today announced that its Benson, AZ location has received community pharmacy accreditation. Medicine Shoppe Pharmacy, a Cardinal Health company, is one of the largest franchisers of community pharmacies in the United States.More »
ExceleraRx Corp. and the Center for Pharmacy Practice Accreditation (“CPPA”) jointly announced the creation of a non-exclusive strategic relationship to provide CPPA specialty pharmacy practice accreditation for ExceleraRx members.