DAPHNE, AL- Southern Cancer Center proudly announces it has achieved accreditation through the Accreditation Commission for Health Care (ACHC) for the services of our in-house specialty pharmacy, Coastal Pharmacy.
Accreditation is a comprehensive process through which healthcare organizations demonstrate compliance with national standards. Accreditation by ACHC reflects an organization’s dedication and commitment to meeting standards that facilitate a higher level of performance and patient care.
“Achieving ACHC accreditation is a tremendous accomplishment. By being an accredited Specialty Pharmacy with Oncology Distinction, our patients can be assured Coastal Pharmacy is committed to continuous improvement resulting in better outcomes for them,” said Tiffany Mitchem, PharmD, Clinical Pharmacy Manager for Coastal Pharmacy.
Coastal Pharmacy, a division of Southern Cancer Center (SCC), provides oral chemotherapy and targeted medications as ordered by SCC physicians. With treatment management and oversight from SCC’s board-certified medical oncologists, Coastal Pharmacy provides patients with a continuity of care and a team-based approach to better educate, provide resources and assists patients with an overall goal to achieve the best possible results.
ACHC is a nonprofit accreditation organization that has stood as a symbol of quality and excellence since 1986. ACHC has Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services (CMS) deeming authority for Home Health, Hospice, and DMEPOS, and a quality management system that is ISO 9001:2015 certified.