ORLANDO, FL -- (Marketwired) -- 06/23/14 -- The Pharmacy Compounding Accreditation Board (PCAB®) recently announced the accreditation of Home Care Solutions, a pharmacy division of QmedRx headquartered in Orlando. The accreditation is awarded in recognition of the pharmacy's commitment to meeting and/or exceeding national quality standards.
"Our new PCAB® Accreditation status and our designation as a PCAB® Accredited Compounding pharmacy lets our community know that Home Care Solutions ranks among the best for commitment to quality," said QmedRx Chief Operating Officer Blake Powers.
"We are honored by this new accreditation. It confirms our commitment to providing safe, personalized solutions that meet the medical needs of our patients -- and the needs of the healthcare providers in our community who rely on us for these specialized medicines," said Powers. "We believe this will further strengthen the bond of trust between our pharmacy and the Orlando community."
Compounding medications is an integral part of the practice of pharmacy and the demand for these customized medications is increasing every year. Yet many people may not even be aware of its role. Compounded medications are prescriptions that are written by physicians, veterinarians and other legally authorized prescribers and customized for an individual patient by a specially trained pharmacist.
QmedRx, Inc. is a Florida-based specialty pharmacy and healthcare service company that has been serving patients in their homes since 1990 through its PCAB® and ACHC-accredited pharmacy, Home Care Solutions. The pharmacy is currently licensed in over 40 states across the nation, extending patient convenience for multi-state families and traveling situations. For more information, visit http://www.qmedrx.com/.
The Pharmacy Compounding Accreditation Board (PCAB®) is a nonprofit organization that provides a voluntary accreditation program for compounding pharmacies nationwide. Formed by eight of the nation's leading pharmacy organizations, PCAB® promotes, develops and maintains principles, policies and standards for improving the quality of pharmacy compounding nationwide. For more information, visit www.pcab.org.