ARDON HEALTH EARNS FULL SPECIALTY PHARMACY REACCREDITATION FROM URAC
PORTLAND, ORE – August 1, 2018 – Ardon Health is proud to announce that it has earned full URAC reaccreditation in Specialty Pharmacy. URAC is the independent leader in promoting healthcare quality through leadership, accreditation, measurement and innovation. By achieving this status, Ardon Health has demonstrated a comprehensive commitment to quality care, improved processes and better patient outcomes.
The URAC accreditation process demonstrates a commitment to quality services and serves as a framework to improve business processes through benchmarking organizations against nationally recognized standards.
Ardon Health’s URAC Specialty Pharmacy accreditation is effective from August 1, 2018 to August 1, 2021. Ardon Health was initially granted this accreditation in 2015.
“Ardon Health is committed to measuring ourselves against the most robust industry standards for quality,” said Chandra Wahrgren, President of Ardon Health. “Earning reaccreditation affirms that our patient-centered team of clinical pharmacy professionals is succeeding in Ardon’s mission to improve lives through the delivery high-quality, compassionate health care services.”
“It’s necessary for specialty pharmacies to provide a higher level of treatment for patients so desired outcomes are achieved. Ardon Health shows a dedication to patient education and safety through the recognition of quality it received with URAC’s independent accreditation,” said URAC President and CEO Kylanne Green. “With URAC accreditation, people know that Ardon Health strives to adhere to industry best practices.”
Founded in 1990, URAC is the independent leader in promoting healthcare quality through leadership, accreditation, measurement and innovation. URAC is a nonprofit organization using evidence-based measures and developing standards through inclusive engagement with a range of stakeholders committed to improving the quality of healthcare. Our portfolio of accreditation and certification programs span the healthcare industry, addressing healthcare management, healthcare operations, health plans, pharmacies, telehealth providers, physician practices, and more. URAC accreditation is a symbol of excellence for organizations to showcase their validated commitment to quality and accountability.
About Ardon Health
Ardon Health is a specialty pharmacy based in Portland, Oregon. Recognized as the 2017 National Association of Specialty Pharmacy (NASP) Specialty Pharmacy of the Year, Ardon provides a wide range of specialty medications and personalized patient care nationwide. While primarily serving the Pacific Northwest, the company is focused on optimizing patient outcomes through the delivery of high-quality, compassionate specialty pharmacy services to patients in all 50 states plus the District of Columbia. High-touch patient services include personalized patient care plans, medication therapy management, 24/7 pharmacist support, adherence and side effect management, refill reminders, free next-day shipping, benefit investigation, prior authorization support and financial assistance coordination. Ardon’s experienced clinical pharmacists have expertise in the treatment of numerous complex diseases and health conditions. Ardon is accredited for specialty pharmacy by both URAC and ACHC and holds ACHC Distinction in Oncology. For additional information about Ardon Health, please visit ardonhealth.com.