​Excelera Specialty Pharmacy Network Welcomes Centura Health

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ExceleraRx Corp. announced that Centura Health has joined the Excelera national specialty pharmacy network.

By joining the Excelera network we can operate a high performing specialty pharmacy that meets the requirements of payers and manufacturers and optimizes overall patient care and satisfaction in the process.

The Excelera network consists of point-of-care specialty pharmacies owned by health systems and academic medical centers. The network provides members nationally scaled infrastructure and support to help them develop best practices and gain access to limited-distribution drugs and biologics and restrictive payer agreements so members can provide continuity of care for their patients with complex and chronic conditions requiring specialty drugs and biologics. The network also serves as a national platform for collaboration to optimize outpatient specialty drug therapy for population health.

“Maintaining access to a broad range of pharmaceuticals allows our clinicians to provide convenient, affordable and consistently excellent care by helping them keep complex patients in our network,” said Quan Pho, vice president, pharmacy, Centura Health. “By joining the Excelera network we can operate a high performing specialty pharmacy that meets the requirements of payers and manufacturers and optimizes overall patient care and satisfaction in the process.”
“Centura Health is another example of a prestigious health system keenly interested in improving clinical and operational performance in the interest of complex patient management,” said Jim Fox, chief executive officer of the Excelera network. “Integrating members such as Centura Health into our high performing national specialty pharmacy network, bolsters our value proposition to health plans and pharmaceutical manufacturers, and provides individual members the national scale necessary to propel their specialty business forward.

Specialty pharmaceuticals are expensive drugs that require special handing and administration and are often used to treat the most ill and clinically complex patients. The Excelera organization will partner with Centura Health to develop key specialty pharmacy capabilities including training, operations, data aggregation, reporting for drug manufacturers and payers, revenue cycle management and pharmacy business office.

About Excelera
ExceleraRx Corp. supports the Excelera® Specialty Pharmacy Network, a national network of specialty pharmacies based at health systems and academic medical centers, enabling member organizations to gain access to limited distribution drugs and restricted payer agreements. The Excelera network provides national-scale efficiency and collaboration to improve quality and value of outpatient specialty
drug therapy for population health outcomes. Excelera’s mission is to “provide tools, technology and
best practices around high-performing specialty pharmacy capabilities to network members, so that they can provide integrated, coordinated care to complex patients at the point-of-care leading to improved health outcomes and decreased healthcare costs.” For a current list of Excelera specialty pharmacy network members, or for more information about becoming a member of the Excelera network, visit http://www.excelerarx.com or follow us on LinkedIn.

About Centura Health
Centura Health connects individuals, families and neighborhoods across Colorado and western Kansas with more than 6,000 physicians and 21,000 of the best hearts and minds in health care. Through our 17 hospitals, two senior living communities, health neighborhoods, physician practices and clinics, home care and hospice services, and Flight For Life® Colorado, we are making the region’s best health care accessible and affordable in every community we serve. We believe you can inspire the people you care about to live healthier lives by encouraging them to do the little things that can make a big difference. We’re Centura Health, and we’re here for your health. For information on Centura Health or any of the facilities in our network, please visit http://www.centura.org.

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