ARLINGTON, VA -- (Marketwired) -- 10/10/13 -- The Specialty Pharmacy Association of America (SPAARx), the largest national association representing the broad interests of the specialty pharmacy industry, is pleased to announce that it has established new offices in the Washington, DC metro area. This new location will help support the association's rapidly expanding presence in the nation's capital while providing an office identity that appropriately reflects its goals and objectives. SPAARx will open its metro-DC office on October 15, 2013 in the Ballston area of Arlington, at 4601 N. Fairfax Drive; Suite 1200.
SPAARx was formed in response to the overwhelming requests from the numerous specialty pharmacy stakeholders that a voice be given to specialty pharmacy in the healthcare marketplace. The organization, representing the interests of the specialty pharmacy segment as an industry neutral association, is managed and governed by a board of directors comprised of executives from a diverse group of specialty pharmacies.
"SPAARx is excited to establish its corporate offices in the metro DC area," stated Kevin Alder, COO. Alder added, "Having already addressed critical issues facing specialty pharmacy stakeholders, such as HI-TECH legislation and other regulatory concerns, SPAARx looks forward to further advancing its current dialogues and establishing new relationships in a collaborative manner with the variety of pharmacy organizations (and others) in the metro DC area. SPAARx will continue to work in advocating and advancing the knowledge and understanding of specialty pharmacies and its role in providing patient access to needed treatments and quality to both the legislative and regulatory decision-makers."
SPAARx is a mission and member driven organization with a board of directors that sets policy and organizational direction. It is the leading industry organization representing specialty pharmacy with a membership comprised of thousands of industry stakeholders from pharmacy providers, pharmaceutical & biotech manufacturers, wholesalers & distributors, payers and other industry organizations representing all 50 states.
SPAARx was formed in 2012 to fill the need for a national association to properly represent the broad interests of the rapidly growing specialty pharmacy industry. Specialty Pharmacy Association of America (SPAARx) is a national organization that includes thousands of individual and corporate members. These members are comprised of a variety of industry stakeholders representing; specialty pharmacy providers, pharmaceutical & biotech manufacturers, drug wholesalers, national payers and other related health organizations from all 50 states. SPAARx is an industry neutral, mission driven organization that is governed by a independent board of directors comprised of renowned executives from a diverse group of specialty pharmacy providers. SPAARx works to establish guidelines for the industry and promote the unique patient services that define and differentiate specialty pharmacy. SPAARx is the leading advocate for important legislative and regulatory issues that impact all specialty pharmacies, while helping to advance the professional and personal development of those working in specialty pharmacy settings.