URAC white paper discusses the value and challenges facing specialty pharmacies today and in the future
August 10, 2021 – Washington, DC – URAC, the undisputed leader in pharmacy recognition, will release a white paper on the future of specialty pharmacy in conjunction with a webinar of the same topic on Wednesday, August 11. The ground-breaking white paper reflects URAC’s singular status as a convener of leaders from throughout the industry, including leaders from the National Association of Specialty Pharmacies, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Heritage Biologics, the Universities of Kentucky and Washington, and PANTHERx Rare to discuss why specialty pharmacy is a critical element of patient care, especially for patients facing rare disease diagnoses.
The paper, Specialty Pharmacy: Succeeding in a Shifting Landscape, covers the important role of specialty pharmacies, the challenges presented faced by the unique nature of specialty pharmacies, and examples of both opportunity and innovation, especially when treating patients with rare diseases. The webinar will provide insights from thought-leaders who manage specialty pharmacy patient care programs, what they’ve learned from their experiences, and models of care that have made a significant impact on patients’ lives.
“Because we work with so many specialty pharmacies, URAC is singularly positioned to bring together industry leaders to talk about the biggest trends in specialty pharmacy and share their experiences and innovations for providing the best care their uniquely complex patients,” says Heather Bonome, PharmD, URAC’s Director of Pharmacy. “I’m proud of the work our team and partners have done to bring these ideas to the forefront of the conversation on specialty pharmacy.”
As a preview of the white paper, leaders from URAC and the organizations represented in the white paper will share their thoughts in a webinar on The Future of Specialty Pharmacy on Wednesday, August 11 at 3:00 p.m. Eastern. Webinar attendees will get early access to the white paper, which will be published on August 16th for general readers. Registration for the webinar is free and open to the public.
- Register for the FREE Webinar – The Future of Specialty Pharmacy
- Learn more about the URAC Pharmacy Accreditation Suite
Founded in 1990 as a non-profit organization, URAC is the independent leader in promoting health care quality and patient safety through renowned accreditation programs. URAC develops its evidence-based standards in collaboration with a wide array of stakeholders and industry experts. The company’s portfolio of accreditation and certification programs span the health care industry, addressing health care management and operations, pharmacies, telehealth, health plans, medical practices and more. URAC accreditation is a symbol of excellence for organizations to showcase their validated commitment to quality and accountability. Learn more at www.urac.org