ACHC Partners with CARE Pharmacies to Promote Quality, Service

Cary, NC-Accreditation Commission for Health Care (ACHC) announces its partnership with CARE Pharmacies, one of the fastest­ growing drug chains of independent community retail and specialty pharmacies with more than 100 locations nationwide.

“ACHC and CARE Pharmacies share a commitment to quality, improving patient outcomes, and providing exceptional service,” said Jon Pritchett ACHC Program Director. “ACHC Accreditation is based on relevant standards that meet the specific needs of specialty and local retail pharmacies. Members of CARE Pharmacies can demonstrate their commitment to a higher level of performance, patient care, and safety by achieving accreditation.”

“This partnership provides our stores a more customized and cost-effective pathway to accreditation,” said Mike Wysong, CEO for CARE Pharmacies. “It also allows us to stay true to our mission of improving the outcomes of the patients that we serve.”

CARE Pharmacies members can receive exclusive discounts on ACHC Accreditation services, as well as discounts on ACHCU educational resources that can help them prepare for accreditation.

CARE Pharmacies Cooperative Inc. combines the quality of a trusted community pharmacy with the growth and stability of a national organization. It is dedicated to understanding patients’ special needs and the importance of providing personalized care and quality services. For nearly 60 years, the CARE brand has become synonymous with quality, respect and superior service.

As a member-owned and operated cooperative of independent community and retail specialty pharmacies, CARE Pharmacies offers a range of programs and services designed to meet the needs of the independent owner-operator. CARE Pharmacies works to represent the interests of its cooperative members, support their growth, and enable them to provide superior patient satisfaction.

ACHC offers a broad suite of pharmacy accreditation solutions, including accreditation for Community Retail, Specialty, Sterile/Non-Sterile Compounding, Mail Order, Infusion, and Long-Term Care services. Companies seeking to distinguish themselves within the pharmacy market also can obtain distinctions in Rare Diseases and Orphan Drugs, Oncology, Infectious Disease Specific to HIV, Nutrition Support and Hazardous Drug Handling.

ACHC is known for providing value, integrity, and the industry’s best customer service. We are dedicated to helping providers address challenges as demand for healthcare services continues to grow.

Our flexible, educational approach makes it the provider’s choice for accreditation. We assist providers throughout the accreditation process by offering access to personal account advisors, clinical and regulatory support and program-specific educational resources. With no annual fees, ACHC offers cost-effective, competitive pricing to help providers achieve their accreditation goals.

For more information on ACHC Accreditation programs and services, or to download ACHC Accreditation Standards, visit, email [email protected], or call (855) 937-2242.