October 16, 2018
Experienced hospice pharmacists provide expert local dispensing to Northern California
MORTON GROVE, IL — October 16, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — OnePoint Patient Care, the market leader in local pharmacy and e- prescribing technologies, has opened a new hospice-dedicated pharmacy in San Leandro. The local pharmacy, which is the 10th owned and operated by OnePoint nationwide, will serve the Northern California region.
The local pharmacies, together with OnePoint’s national network of more than 65,000 locally contracted pharmacies and its industry standard medication management application OneConnectPoint™, ensure patients timely access to medication whenever and wherever they need it.
“After listening to hospices in Northern California share their struggles to find timely, reliable and quality dispensing services, we are proud to launch one of our newest dedicated hospice pharmacies in the Bay Area. Hospices can count on us to stock much-needed medications and provide robust delivery services, and can also access our latest technology and clinical tools,” said Jeffrey Hohl, OnePoint Patient Care CEO. “We are thrilled to be able to put our three decades of local hospice pharmacy experience to work serving the Northern California community.”
OnePoint’s expert pharmacists specialize in hospice care, providing 24-hour clinical advice, support and therapeutic recommendations. All staff members have electronic access to full patient profiles and drug history for fast, seamless service, and OnePoint’s extensive inventory of hospice medications ensures that whatever patients need is always in stock. In addition, the OneConnectPoint mobile app makes e- prescribing easier than ever for busy hospice clinicians on the go.
“No one delivers hospice pharmacy with the exceptional compassion and efficiency we know we can expect from OnePoint. We are excited to be able to use their local dispensing services to further enhance our patient care,” said Kevin Peay, Director of Operations, Suncrest Hospice, which serves Fremont, Walnut Creek and Sacramento, CA. “Their deep expertise and superior service are a big part of why we’re successful.”
OnePoint Patient Care is the nation’s leading provider of community-based hospice pharmacy and pharmacy benefits management (PBM) services offering hospices nationwide flexible and adaptable solutions for their hospice pharmacy needs. OnePoint fills prescriptions, creates custom compounds and formularies, provides home deliveries and manages pharmacy benefits for more than 32,000 patients per day. Through its Concierge PBM, Next Day Valet mail order and Direct Express local services, OnePoint serves more than 250 hospice programs in all 50 states.
OnePoint was one of the first pharmacies to begin serving the hospice industry when the Medicare hospice benefit began in the 1980s. Today OnePoint has grown to be one of the leading national hospice pharmacies with eight pharmacy locations strategically located throughout the United States. For additional information on what one can do, visit https://www.oppc.com or call (866) 771-OPPC.