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The designation demonstrates a meaningful commitment to quality health care.
PITTSBURGH, PA – Zeal Specialty Pharmacy is proud to announce that it has earned URAC accreditation for Specialty Pharmacy, effective January 1, 2024. URAC is the independent leader in promoting health care quality by setting high standards for clinical practice, consumer protections, performance measurement, operations infrastructure, and risk management. By achieving this status, Zeal Specialty Pharmacy has demonstrated its commitment to quality care, enhanced processes, patient safety and improved outcomes.
Based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Zeal leverages cutting-edge technologies to optimize the patient experience – integrating messaging, smart devices, and predictive data into the day-to-day experience. By customizing each specific conversation to the needs of the patient at their point in their specialty journey, we can both build relationships with our patients, and capture meaningful, actionable information along the way.
“Our goal from the beginning was to ensure that quality was at the heart of our operations, and not just an after-thought,” stated Brenden Harper, CFO & Co-Founder of Zeal Specialty Pharmacy. “This latest validation from URAC within our first few months of operation illustrates our dedication to providing the best possible experience for our providers, partners, and patients.”
“Now more than ever, specialty pharmacies are an essential part of the patient care team and patient experience. URAC congratulates Zeal on their achievement of Specialty Pharmacy Accreditation. This achievement demonstrates excellence in pharmacy operations, product handling, patient education and patient management. When an organization achieves URAC accreditation, they demonstrate their commitment to improving their quality of care, which is important to patients, providers, and payers,” said URAC’s President and CEO Shawn Griffin, MD.
Zeal Specialty Pharmacy is a nationally licensed specialty pharmacy, offering the latest technological solutions and clinical services to all patients, particularly those diagnosed with rare and orphan conditions. Third-party accredited for Specialty Pharmacy with Rare Disease and Orphan Drug distinctions, Zeal helps to drive our team towards our great purpose – to optimize the patient experience.
Founded in 1990 as a non-profit organization, URAC is the independent leader in promoting health care quality and patient safety through renowned accreditation programs. URAC develops its evidence-based standards in collaboration with a wide array of stakeholders and industry experts. The company’s portfolio of accreditation and certification programs span the health care industry, addressing health care management and operations, pharmacies, telehealth, health plans, medical practices and more. URAC accreditation is a symbol of excellence for organizations to showcase their validated commitment to quality and accountability.