VALLEY FORGE, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 19, 2011--
AmerisourceBergen announced today that its specialty pharmacy, US
Bioservices, has been awarded the Specialty Pharmacy Accreditation from
URAC, a Washington, DC-based health care accrediting organization that
establishes quality standards for the health care industry.
Accreditation is a critical seal of approval that gives increased
certainty and consumer confidence in a product, a service, and an
organization. It promotes industry best practices, encourages
industry-wide quality improvement and protects and empowers consumers.
“US Bioservices’ specialty pharmacy services is focused on helping to
positively impact patients’ lives through clinically focused,
patient-centric disease and therapy management programs,” said Craig
Miller, US Bioservices’ President. “Our URAC accreditation is a
validation of our commitment to quality and accountability in patient
As an independent specialty pharmacy licensed in all states, US
Bioservices administers specialty medications, educates patients and
provides clinical support to help increase patient compliance to
“By applying for and receiving Specialty Pharmacy Accreditation, US
Bioservices has demonstrated a commitment to quality health care,” said
Alan P. Spielman, URAC president and CEO. “Quality health care is
crucial to our nation’s welfare and it is important to have
organizations that are willing to measure themselves against national
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 US Bioservices
US Bioservices, a company of AmerisourceBergen Specialty Group, delivers
nationwide specialty pharmacy and nursing services that meet the unique
needs of patients, physicians, payers and manufacturers. As an
independent specialty pharmacy licensed in all states, we administer
vital medications, educate patients, and provide the clinical support
that increases patient compliance to treatment regimens. For more
information, visit www.usbioservices.com.
AmerisourceBergen is one of the world's largest pharmaceutical services
companies serving the United States, Canada and selected global markets.
Servicing both healthcare providers and pharmaceutical manufacturers in
the pharmaceutical supply channel, the Company provides drug
distribution and related services designed to reduce costs and improve
patient outcomes. AmerisourceBergen's service solutions range from
pharmacy automation and pharmaceutical packaging to reimbursement and
pharmaceutical consulting services. With more than $80 billion in annual
revenue, AmerisourceBergen is headquartered in Valley Forge, PA, and
employs approximately 11,000 people. AmerisourceBergen is ranked #27 on
the Fortune 500 list. For more information, go to www.amerisourcebergen.com.
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