BOC now offers retail pharmacy accreditation
OWINGS MILLS, Md. – The Board of Certification/Accreditation has launched an accreditation program for retail pharmacies, the organization announced Oct. 16. Pharmacies may apply just for pharmacy accreditation or in conjunction with DMEPOS accreditation. “The pharmacy industry has seen a shift from the dispensing of medication to the more important goal of improving patient outcomes,” said Wendy Miller, BOC director of facility accreditation. “BOC shares that goal, and pharmacy accreditation is an additional step pharmacies can take to protect patients.” BOC unveiled the program at the National Community Pharmacists Association’s 115th Annual Convention and Trade Exposition in Orlando, Fla.