IHTC earns URAC accreditation in Specialty Pharmacy
The designation demonstrates the highest level of commitment to quality healthcare
INDIANAPOLIS, IN – The Indiana Hemophilia & Thrombosis Center (IHTC) is proud to announce that it has earned URAC accreditation in Specialty Pharmacy. URAC is the independent leader in promoting healthcare quality through leadership, accreditation, measurement and innovation. By achieving this status, IHTC has demonstrated a comprehensive commitment to quality care, improved processes and better patient outcomes.
The IHTC’s pharmacy program is integrated into the center’s bleeding disorder services. Cost-contained clotting factor concentrate, 24/7 access, rapid statewide delivery, and assay management are a few of the critical benefits available to IHTC pharmacy patients.
“IHTC’s commitment to providing the best care to achieve the best outcomes for our patients could not be possible without our strong integrated pharmacy program,” said IHTC’s CEO and Co-Medical Director, Amy Shapiro, M.D. “We are very proud of our team and its achievement of specialty pharmacy accreditation.”
“It’s necessary for specialty pharmacies to provide a higher level of treatment for patients so desired outcomes are achieved. IHTC 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 Shawn Griffin, M.D. “With URAC accreditation, people know that IHTC strives to adhere to industry best practices.”
The Indiana Hemophilia & Thrombosis Center (IHTC) is the only federally recognized comprehensive hemophilia treatment center in Indiana and one of the largest centers in the nation. The IHTC is a 501(c)3 nonprofit entity that is dedicated to providing the best, most comprehensive care to people in Indiana with bleeding or clotting disorders and to their families. The IHTC is both nationally and internationally distinguished as a Center of Excellence for its leadership in bleeding disorder patient care, education and research.
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.