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HealthDirect Pharmacy Services Awarded Exemplary Provider® Accreditation
SPRING HOUSE, PA (August 2017) – HealthDirect Pharmacy Services of Syracuse, New York, was recently awarded Long-Term Care Pharmacy Exemplary Provider® accredited status by The Compliance Team, Inc., the nationally recognized independent healthcare accreditation organization based in suburban Philadelphia, PA. HealthDirect Pharmacy Services provides integrated pharmacy services for skilled nursing and assisted living facilities, correctional facilities, and group homes in New York, Vermont, Wisconsin, Kansas, Missouri, Pennsylvania, and Illinois.

Recipients of Exemplary Provider accredited status demonstrate outstanding healthcare delivery practices as the result of a rigorous on-site facility evaluation. The Compliance Team’s Long-Term-Care Pharmacy accreditation streamlines day-to-day operations, benchmarks patients’ satisfaction, improves the patient/pharmacy experience and positions the organization for long-term growth. HealthDirect Pharmacy Services was previously accredited by The Compliance Team for DMEPOS (Durable Medical Equipment, Prosthetics, Orthotics and Supplies) and Community Pharmacy.

Robert Jones, Senior Director of Operations at HealthDirect says, “This accreditation is an affirmation of what our tenured customers already know. We are extremely serious about the quality of our work; we are part of an organization that is dedicated to care in our communities. As employee owners, we have a special pride in our personalized service. Accreditation by The Compliance Team adds to that pride.”

“The Compliance Team is delighted to award HealthDirect Pharmacy Services’ Long-Term Care Pharmacy Exemplary Provider status,” said Sandra C. Canally, RN, The Compliance Team’s President and CEO. “Validating HealthDirect’s quality for long-term care pharmacy is a market differentiator.”

HealthDirect Pharmacy is a division of KPH Healthcare Services, Inc., a national provider of pharmaceutical and health care services. In addition to HealthDirect, KPH Healthcare Services includes Kinney Drugs, HealthDirect Institutional Pharmacy Services, ProAct, Inc. and Noble Health Services. For more information, go to www.kphhealthcareservices.com.

Formed in 1994, The Compliance Team, Inc. is the first and only nationally recognized, privately held, woman-owned healthcare accreditation organization granted deeming authority by CMS (Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services) for Part B DMEPOS and Part A Rural Health Clinics. It is the only accreditation organization that offers Exemplary Provider® status. The Compliance Team’s operations-based accreditation program for pharmacy services includes Community plus DMEPOS, Long-Term Care, Infusion, Specialty Drug, Compounding and Patient-Centered Pharmacy Home™ (PCPH). Each year, The Compliance Team accredits thousands of provider organizations based in all 50 states, Puerto Rico, and the US Virgin Islands. For more information about The Compliance Team, call 215-654-9110.
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