Hospice Of Michigan Partners With Enclara Pharmacia

PHILADELPHIA, PA, and DETROIT, MI (PRWEB) September 05, 2014

Enclara Health and Hospice Pharmacia (HP) announced a renewed partnership with Hospice of Michigan to provide pharmacy support services to their 16 offices serving hospice patients in the state. Hospice of Michigan returns to Hospice Pharmacia noting their ability, through their broad community pharmacy network, to meet the timely need of its hospice patients.

As Hospice of Michigan’s pharmacy service provider, Enclara and Hospice Pharmacia will provide Hospice of Michigan with a complete suite of pharmacy service tools, including 24/7 clinical pharmacy support for medication therapy consults, a comprehensive formulary with clinically appropriate and cost effective medications, and same-day and overnight mail-order medication delivery capability. Additionally, Hospice of Michigan will have access to combined company’s online platform and reporting tools to track patient outcomes, monitor medication utilization, and identify cost saving opportunities. Enclara and Hospice Pharmacia will also provide support to Hospice of Michigan with the Medicare Conditions of Participation (CoPs) regulations and reporting requirements.

“We are looking forward to our renewed partnership with Enclara and Hospice Pharmacia. We know from experience that they have the robust infrastructure and consistent quality to meet the needs of our patients across the broad geography we serve at Hospice of Michigan,” said Bob Cahill, CEO of Hospice of Michigan.

Andrew Horowitz, CEO of the combined entity of Enclara and Hospice Pharmacia stated, “We are so happy to welcome Hospice of Michigan back to our service platform and look forward to providing solution-focused programs to support their strategic growth goals and continue to focus on quality care for their patients.”

As the hospice market evolves, Enclara Health and Hospice Pharmacia continue to develop solution-focused programs designed to meet the individual needs of their hospice partners that support their patient care initiatives and strategic growth goals. They offer customized hospice pharmacy services that range from full comprehensive solutions to streamlined pharmacy benefits management (PBM) support. In addition, their robust account management structure provides personalized administrative, operational, and consultative clinical support for hospice leadership teams. Their extensive experience and flexible infrastructure uniquely position the company to tailor services to enhance the workflow of any hospice provider.

About Enclara Health and Hospice Pharmacia

On August 15, 2014, Enclara Health purchased Hospice Pharmacia and PBM Plus, creating the premier comprehensive mail order and pharmacy benefit management offering addressing increasingly complex clinical, financial, and regulatory needs of hospice providers. Together the combined companies service approximately 475 hospice providers and 84,000 hospice patients per day nationwide, through both a direct-to-patient mail order model, as well as a local pharmacy benefit manager (PBM) network model, which provides access to approximately 65,000 participating pharmacies across the country. Mail order services are supported by multiple, state of the art, dispensing locations and pharmacist-staffed call centers. In addition, PBM Plus processes over 8 million transactions per year and reaches approximately 500,000 eligible members through an array of customized pharmacy benefit service programs.

About Hospice of Michigan

A nationally recognized leader in end-of-life care, Hospice of Michigan is the original – and largest – hospice in the state. The non-profit cares for more than 1,700 patients each day in 56 counties across Michigan, raising more than $4 million each year to cover the cost of care for the uninsured and underinsured. HOM offers a broad range of services to enhance the quality of life at the end of life, including At Home Support™, our advanced illness management program, community-based palliative care and pediatric care programs. HOM provides grief support and counseling, caregiver education and support, and education programs for physicians and healthcare professionals through its research, training and education arm, the Hospice of Michigan Institute.

For more information, call 888.247.5701 or visit http://www.hom.org