ACHC and HOSP Partner to Support Specialty Pharmacies. The Accreditation Commission for Health Care (ACHC) announces the partnering with the Health System Owned Specialty Pharmacy Alliance (HOSP), a nonprofit trade association dedicated to the integrated specialty pharmacy community.

ACHC Media Contact:

Brooke Renn: (919) 785-1214, ext. 252; [email protected]

HOSP Alliance Media Contact:

Paula Lowe: (508) 930-5434; [email protected]

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ACHC and HOSP Partner to Support Specialty Pharmacies

(July 28, 2022) CARY, N.C. – Accreditation Commission for Health Care (ACHC) announced today it is partnering with the Health System Owned Specialty Pharmacy Alliance (HOSP), a nonprofit trade association dedicated to the integrated specialty pharmacy community.

“ACHC and HOSP are mutually dedicated to supporting the interests of health system-owned specialty pharmacies,” said Matt Hughes, ACHC Vice President of Corporate Strategy. “The integrated specialty pharmacy industry plays an essential role in coordinating and improving care efforts. Our new relationship with HOSP highlights a shared commitment to enhancing patient care and outcomes.”

“Partnerships like this one with ACHC demonstrate HOSP’s continuing commitment to our laser focus on patient outcomes, defragmenting care, and further enhancing the care model,” said Gary Kerr, HOSP Chair of the Board and Chief Pharmacy Officer at Baystate Health. “ACHC provides HOSP members with additional resources and opportunities to create and offer innovative patient care through the integrated specialty pharmacy model.”

This collaboration gives HOSP members preferred pricing on ACHC Pharmacy Accreditation, including discounts on accreditation for Specialty Pharmacy, Compounding Pharmacy (PCAB), and other accreditation services, including Telehealth Certification. Discounts are also available on resources offered by ACHCU, the educational division of ACHC.

About HOSP

The Health System Owned Specialty Pharmacy Alliance (HOSP) is a network of leading health systems and the businesses that support them who advocate for the better patient care and outcomes associated with fully integrated health system specialty pharmacies.

HOSP believes that health systems are best positioned to provide the highest quality care to their specialty patients in the outpatient setting. HOSP advocates for and develops industry best practices to ensure that onsite health system specialty pharmacy operations have gold standard care models of excellence.

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About ACHC

ACHC is a recognized leader in pharmacy accreditation and offers a comprehensive suite of pharmacy accreditation, distinction, and certification options, including specialty pharmacy, ambulatory infusion center, sterile/non-sterile compounding, and pharmacy infusion accreditation. Telehealth certification is also available.

With over 35 years of experience, ACHC has a history of driving success with industry-leading programs. ACHC develops solutions for healthcare providers worldwide and remains committed to delivering a customized, collaborative accreditation experience.

To learn more, email [email protected] or call (855) 937-2242, ext. 458.