ACHC and HOSP Partner to Support Specialty Pharmacies

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.

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ACHC and HOSP Partner to Support Specialty Pharmacies

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.

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ACHC and HOSP Partner to Support Specialty Pharmacies

The Accreditation Commission for Health Care (ACHC, Cary, NC) has announced it is partnering with the Health System Owned Specialty Pharmacy Alliance (HOSP). ACHC is a leader in pharmacy accreditation and offers a suite of pharmacy accreditation, distinction, and certification options. HOSP is a network of leading health systems advocating for the better patient care and outcomes associated with fully integrated health system specialty pharmacies.

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PBM Inquiry: Fresh Hope for HOSP

The Health System Owned Specialty Pharmacy Alliance (HOSP) is a nationwide member-led organization of leading health systems. Its vision is “to be the face and voice of the integrated specialty pharmacy industry,” while its mission is outlined as substantiating, promoting and advocating that “the fully integrated health system specialty pharmacy model is the optimal way to improve patient outcomes while reducing the total cost of care.”

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URAC and HOSP Announce Strategic Relationship

Independent healthcare accreditation organization URAC (Wakefield, MA) and the Health System Owned Specialty Pharmacy Alliance (HOSP), a non-profit trade association dedicated to integrated specialty pharmacies, have finalized a new partnership with the goal of improving quality of care, patient outcomes and safety in health systems, with a focus on pharmacies and telehealth.

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URAC-HOSP Partnership to Focus on Specialty Pharmacy, Telehealth Accreditation

A new partnership between Health System Owned Specialty Pharmacy Alliance (HOSP) and the accreditor URAC will make specialty pharmacy and telehealth accreditations more affordable for HOSP members while fostering collaboration between the organizations.

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URAC and HOSP announce strategic relationship

URAC has finalized a new partnership with the goal of improving quality of care, patient outcomes and safety in health systems, with a focus on pharmacies and telehealth. HOSP is the only organization of its kind focused on the unique needs of the health system-owned, integrated specialty pharmacy community, and the improved care they provide to patients.

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Association between health system specialty pharmacy use and health care costs among national sample of Medicare Advantage beneficiaries

Health care expenditures are growing rapidly. There is a growing body of literature showing that health system specialty pharmacy is associated with improvement in clinical outcomes; however, there is a lack of data on its effect on health care costs and utilization.

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Disparities in Chronic Disease Outcomes Require Solutions

Pharmacy Times, Health-System Edition, January 2022 , Volume 11, Issue 01. Finding ways to eliminate barriers to care helps narrow the gap, by Neil A. Gilchrist, PharmD, MBA, BCPS, DPLA.

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Supreme Court to hear case challenging Medicare cuts to 340B

Medicare reimburses hospitals that buy drugs at discounts less than hospitals paying full price. Tomorrow the Supreme Court will hear arguments about whether that’s legal. In this episode, hospitals say profits from this 340B program used to fund charity care and specialty pharmacy programs are now at risk.

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