Hospice of Buffalo and Delta Care Rx Partner to Manage Newly Introduced NY State e-Prescribing Requirements and Optimize Medication Procurement Processes

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As two industry leaders always striving to better the delivery of end-of-life care services for their respective patients served, Hospice Buffalo and Delta Care Rx are enjoying synergies several months into a strategic partnership that began this past spring. Together, they sought out to efficiently manage newly introduced NY state e-Prescribing requirements, as well as work to optimize medication purchasing and overall procurement processes using the expertise of clinicians, management, and technology on both sides.

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We are very pleased with our partnership with Delta Care Rx. They are a flexible, innovative company that utilizes technology to increase operational efficiencies and provide quality data analytics.

This innovative partnership is timely, as hospices nationwide attempt to control escalating medication costs and manage ever-changing industry regulatory requirements.

Drew Mihalyo, President and COO at Delta Care Rx, is very humbled by the opportunity to work with an organization like Hospice Buffalo. He expressed excitement stating, "Like most of the wonderful client relationships we enjoy coast to coast, Hospice Buffalo embraces new technology, clearly understands the importance of systems integration/carefully-considered process management, and operates with a constant drive towards innovation with respect to constantly evolving pharmacotherapeutic support systems.”

Joseph Bach, Chief Administrative Officer for the Center for Hospice & Palliative Care, is equally excited about working with Delta. “We are very pleased with our partnership with Delta Care Rx. They are a flexible, innovative company that utilizes technology to increase operational efficiencies and provide quality data analytics. This allows us to focus on what we do best; providing good quality care to our patients and their families, which is always our goal.”

Delta Care Rx is a privately held, pharmacist owned and operated, hospice specific, nationwide pharmacy benefit management (PBM) company. They have built a rapidly expanding book of business by staying true to the core values which brought the company to life 8 years ago. Absolute business transparency, Rx purchasing models featuring the pass-through of all network discounts and rebates, robust integrated technology unique to the company (ie. e-Prescribing software for both controlled and non-controlled medications), excellent customer service, and over 5 decades of collective hospice industry experience on the part of ownership, management, and staff has put Delta Care Rx at the top of the list when it comes to competent and up-to-date Hospice Pharmacy Benefit Management providers.

The Center for Hospice & Palliative Care is one of the nation’s largest hospice and palliative (comfort) care programs, serving more than 500 patients a day in homes, hospitals, nursing homes, and the Mary & Ralph Wilson, Jr. Hospice Inpatient Unit in Cheektowaga. Hospice Buffalo serves individuals with serious illness and their families and caregivers through a continuum of care spanning the course of illness and bereavement. Hospice Buffalo helps you make choices about your care, supports those who are grieving, and educates the professional and lay communities on end-of-life issues.

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