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Thrifty White Pharmacy receives URAC specialty pharmacy reaccreditation

By achieving this status, Thrifty White has demonstrated a comprehensive commitment to quality care, improved processes and better patient outcomes.

Thrifty White Pharmacy, an employee-owned retail, long-term care and specialty pharmacy announced that its specialty pharmacy has been reaccredited under URAC’s Specialty Pharmacy Accreditation 4.0 standards.

By achieving this status, Thrifty White has demonstrated a comprehensive commitment to quality care, improved processes and better patient outcomes, according to the pharmacy.

“Receiving URAC’s Specialty Pharmacy Reaccreditation further validates our comprehensive specialty pharmacy model and support program. It not only shows our commitment to patient care but that we’ve been meeting these standards over the last six years.” said Jeremy Faulks, vice president of pharmacy operations at Thrifty White. “We are committed to delivering quality care and a better solution for patients who value their local pharmacist relationship.” Alongside this commitment, over the last seven years, Thrifty White’s specialty pharmacy has delivered growth rates exceeding thee times industry averages.

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For more than 10 years, Thrifty White has put a focus on expanding its specialty pharmacy solutions, creating a model leveraging centralized specialty expertise, including programs run by certified specialty pharmacists, as well as trusted community pharmacy locations. This ability to offer face-to-face pharmacist interaction has been proven to increase adherence and persistency, ultimately leading to better therapy outcomes. They offer local specialty medication pickup, specialized counseling, and device and injection training across 100 community pharmacy locations, in addition to home delivery services reaching all 50 states.

“Pharmacies and related pharmaceutical services play a critical role in the healthcare delivery system now more than ever,” said URAC president and CEO Shawn Griffin. “Given the complicated nature of chronic disease, pharmacies like Thrifty White Pharmacy do much more than simply fill a prescription. As trusted experts at the front line of care delivery, they often provide targeted patient support and education to ensure proper medication management.”

Over the past 12 months, Thrifty White has delivered PDC adherence scores above 92% for specialty, echoing this commitment.

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“Thrifty White Pharmacy has been at the forefront of pharmacy practice for decades. As we continue to innovate, our specialty pharmacy is another example of creating industry-changing solutions, which lead to better outcomes and lower healthcare costs” said Thrifty White Pharmacy CEO Bob Narveson.  “Achieving URAC accreditation is another example of how we are 100% committed to delivering the best patient care.”

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