St. Louis Park, MN (PRWEB) October 7, 2009
Snyder's Drug Stores (Snyders) proudly announces its award of accreditation status by the Accreditation Commission for Health Care, Inc. (ACHC) for the sales of diabetic supplies and certain pharmaceuticals to Medicare Part B patients.
ACHC, a private, not-for-profit corporation which is certified to ISO 9001:2008 standards, was developed by home care and community-based providers to help companies improve business operations and quality of patient care. Referring to the value of accreditation, ACHC President Tom Cesar indicated, "The survey process leads an organization to examine its policies and practices continually to clarify its strengths and improve its weaknesses."
Accreditation is a voluntary activity where healthcare organizations submit to peer review of their internal policies, processes and patient care delivery against national standards. By attaining accreditation, Snyders has demonstrated its commitment to maintain a higher level of competency and strive for excellence it its products, services and customer satisfaction.
"We are extremely proud to have earned accreditation status from ACHC" said Neal Wahlman, Snyder's president. "It is rewarding to be recognized for our ongoing efforts to provide excellent care to our patients and customers. Our pharmacists and staff work hard every day to meet these exacting standards. "
About Snyder's Drug Stores:
Headquartered in St. Louis Park, MN, Snyder's Drug Stores is a full service regional drug store chain operating 50 corporate and independently-owned neighborhood pharmacies and drug stores in the upper Midwest.
CONTACT: John Sams 952 351-5007