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Amber Pharmacy Earns Accreditation From ACHC
Date:12/4/2009

OMAHA, Neb., Dec. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Amber Pharmacy announced today that it received accreditation by the Accreditation Commission for Health Care, Inc. (ACHC) for specialized pharmacy services. For nearly 15 years, Amber Pharmacy has provided comprehensive pharmacy care programs and services to meet the unique needs of specialized conditions. Amber Pharmacy is one of the leading providers of services to transplant programs. They work with over 170 transplant programs and manage approximately 15% of all transplant prescriptions dispensed throughout the U.S.

"We are extremely proud to have earned the ACHC accreditation," stated William Kaplan, Sr., CEO of Amber Pharmacy. "Our business has been built around core family values - integrity, respect, compassion, and commitment. Amber Pharmacy takes great pride in providing high quality care for our patients, going above and beyond to serve their needs, and effectively managing their healthcare costs. ACHC accreditation provides assurance to our patients, providers, and clients that our clinical care, programs, and business processes are best-in-class."

ACHC is an independent, peer review organization that establishes quality standards and certified that Amber Pharmacy has met or exceeded quality standards established to deliver specialized pharmacy services. The standards established by ACHC promote organizational excellence and a focus on patient safety, quality improvement, and the measurement of outcomes. ACHC's standards keep pace with the rapid changes in the industry and provide an opportunity for distinction among pharmacies, along with the ability to consistently demonstrate commitment to quality and accountability.

The ACHC accreditation process included: an application and evaluation process; on-site reviews and assessments by an ACHC team at Amber Pharmacy locations in Omaha, Dallas, and Philadelphia; and a final evaluation and consideration by an ACHC accreditation team. Areas reviewed during the accreditation evaluation process include:

  • Organization and administration
  • Program/service operations
  • Fiscal management
  • Personnel management
  • Client service and care management
  • Quality outcomes and quality improvement
  • Risk management

About Amber Pharmacy

Amber Pharmacy is an independent, family-owned pharmacy. For nearly 15 years, they have been providing comprehensive specialized services and medications for complex and chronic conditions including organ transplants, oncology, hepatitis, multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, Crohn's disease, hemophilia, and all other complex and chronic conditions. Amber Pharmacy provides medication fulfillment, patient education, and clinical support services, including counsel on medication adherence and side-effect management. Headquartered in Omaha, Nebraska, Amber Pharmacy also has locations in Chicago, Dallas, and Philadelphia. For more information, please visit amberpharmacy.com.

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