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CVS/pharmacy Earns First-Ever Community Pharmacy Accreditation from URAC

Thursday, July 31st, 2014

Woonsocket, RI and Washington, DC, July 31, 2014: CVS/pharmacy and URAC announced today that CVS/pharmacy is the first pharmacy to earn the new Community Pharmacy accreditation from URAC, the leading health care accreditation organization. All CVS/pharmacy and Longs Drug Store locations nationwide have earned this accreditation. URAC’s Community Pharmacy Accreditation Program was developed to establish consistent benchmarks and standards for pharmacy quality. Organizations that earn URAC’s Community Pharmacy Accreditation are recognized as providers of comprehensive patient care and medication management programs, and as leaders in quality and patient safety. CVS/pharmacy is the retail division of CVS Caremark, which is now accredited in five of URAC’s accreditation programs for Pharmacy: Community Pharmacy, Pharmacy Benefit Management, Drug Therapy Management, Specialty Pharmacy and Mail Service Pharmacy.


For 25 years, URAC has been the independent leader in promoting health care quality through accreditation, education, and measurement. URAC offers a wide range of quality benchmarking programs that reflect the latest changes in health care and provide a symbol of excellence for organizations to showcase their validated commitment to quality and accountability. URAC’s evidence-based measures and standards are developed through inclusive engagement with a broad range of stakeholders committed to improving the quality of health care.

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