specialty pharmacy

Rare accreditation for regional pharmacy chain

Your local CVS may offer better deals on toothpaste, but a pharmacy chain operated by the Northwell Health system has earned a rare national distinction. Vivo Heath Pharmacy, which operates in three Northwell Health facilities on Long Island and through a freestanding main branch in New Hyde Park, has earned full “specialty pharmacy” accreditation from the Utilization Review Accreditation Commission, an independent national nonprofit promoting better healthcare through education and standardized measurements. “Specialty pharmacies” are…