Polaris Announces URAC Specialty Pharmacy Accreditation

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[BETHLEHAM, PENNSYLVANIA] – Polaris Pharmacy Services is proud to announce that it has earned URAC accreditation in Specialty Pharmacy at the Pennsylvania location. URAC is the independent leader in promoting healthcare quality through accreditation, certification and measurement. By achieving this status, Polaris Pharmacy Services has demonstrated a comprehensive commitment to quality care, improved processes and better patient outcomes.

The URAC accreditation process demonstrates a commitment to quality services and serves as a framework to improve business processes through benchmarking organizations against nationally recognized standards.

Polaris Pharmacy Services is based in Baldwin Park, California with locations in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Missouri and Arizona. Through this prestigious accreditation, Polaris has demonstrated its commitment to quality throughout all of its facilities, including those that serve patients and physicians in local communities.

Founded in 1996 with a single pharmacy location, Polaris has since expanded to become a national leading specialty pharmacy. The organization now maintains a national distribution center that serves patients and providers across the country as well as neighborhood pharmacies in four states. Polaris manages patients on drugs for complex, serious health conditions including HIV, Hepatitis, cancer, autoimmune and blood disorders.

“We take great pride in our ability to demonstrate our commitment to quality and patient safety through URAC accreditation,” said Stephen E. Samuel, CEO of Polaris Pharmacy Services. “URAC accreditation affords us the opportunity to demonstrate the high touch, quality and patient-centric services we provide”.

URAC, an independent, nonprofit organization, is a leader in promoting healthcare quality through accreditation and certification programs. URAC’s standards keep pace with the rapid changes in the healthcare system, and provide a mark of distinction for healthcare 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 healthcare industry. For more information, visit www.urac.org.

About Polaris Pharmacy Services

Headquartered in Baldwin Park, California Polaris Pharmacy Services is a National Accredited Specialty Pharmacy, providing individualized care and support to patients since 2006. Dedicated clinical pharmacists and treatment advocates provide ultra-high touch care which enables patients to successfully live with complex diseases by focusing on being an active partner throughout their entire journey with integrity, compassion and excellence. The company offers a nationwide distribution service to complement its retail locations. For more information, please visit www.premierpharmacy.com

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 accountabilityPolaris Pharmacy Services has just announced that it’s national specialty pharmacy has received URAC accreditation in specialty pharmacy. URAC is a Washington, DC-based healthcare accrediting organization that established quality standards for the entire healthcare industry.