Publix Earns Specialty Pharmacy Accreditation

Publix Specialty Pharmacy has earned accreditation in specialty pharmacy from Washington, D.C.-based health care accreditor and educator URAC.

By achieving the status, Publix Specialty Pharmacy proves that it has demonstrated a comprehensive commitment to quality care, improved processes and better patient outcomes. The nonprofit URAC offers a portfolio of accreditation and certification programs that span the health care industry, addressing health care management, health care options, health plans, pharmacies, physician practices and more.

“Being recognized by URAC in this manner demonstrates our focus to the quality care we provide our customers," said Maria Brous, Publix’s director of media and community relations. “We are committed to exceeding our customers’ expectations by helping them manage complex disease states and striving to maximize benefit from their specialty medications. We are proud of our Specialty Pharmacy staff for delivering on this commitment each and every day.”

“It’s necessary for specialty pharmacies to provide a higher level of treatment for patients so desired outcomes are achieved. Publix Specialty Pharmacy 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 Publix Specialty Pharmacy strives to adhere to industry best practices.”

Lakeland, Fla.-based Publix Super Markets operates 1,136 stores in Florida, Georgia, Alabama, Tennessee, South Carolina and North Carolina, and employs 189,000 people.

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