Maine Medical Center Specialty Pharmacy Program Receives URAC Accreditation

February 26, 2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Caroline Cornish
207-662-5146 / ccornish@mmc.org

URAC accreditation sealPORTLAND, Maine – Maine Medical Center’s Specialty Pharmacy Program has received full accreditation from URAC, the governing body that evaluates pharmacy program quality. The program’s accredited status is current through February of 2021.

Opened in January of 2015, MMC’s Specialty Pharmacy Program provides important medication services to ambulatory patients with complex, chronic conditions. It also serves the general community through MMC’s Retail Pharmacy located inside MMC at 22 Bramhall Street.

Accreditation by URAC, formerly known as the Utilization Review Accreditation Commission, indicates MMC’s program maintains the highest standards of quality, patient centeredness and access to care.

To fill a prescription or contact the MMC Specialty Pharmacy, please call (207) 662-2626.


About Maine Medical Center
Maine Medical Center (MMC), recognized as a Best Regional Hospital by U.S. News and World Report for 2017-2018, is a complete health care resource for the people of Greater Portland and the entire state, as well as northern New England. Incorporated in 1868, MMC is the state’s largest medical center, licensed for 637 beds and employing nearly 8,700 people. MMC's unique role as both a community hospital and a referral center requires an unparalleled depth and breadth of services, including an active educational program and a world-class biomedical research center. As a nonprofit institution, Maine Medical Center provides nearly 23 percent of all the charity care delivered in Maine. MMC is a member of the MaineHealth system, a growing family of health care services in northern New England. For more information, visit www.mmc.org.

 
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