MEMPHIS, Tenn., Dec. 1, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- VHA Southeast Inc., a Tampa, Florida based regional healthcare network announced it has entered into a three year preferred provider agreement with Comprehensive Pharmacy Services (CPS). The preferred provider agreement provides VHA Southeast members access to CPS' suite of services, including Inpatient and Outpatient Pharmacy Management solutions, Consulting services, 340B software and Remote Order Entry (ROE) Services, with the potential to deliver savings of 5-10% annually on pharmacy operating costs.
VHA Southeast, Inc. works on behalf of its members to improve performance and efficiency in financial and operational management of its hospital network. It includes identifying and vetting services, contracts and products that provide added value to quality, care and financial performance for its members.
"We are honored to have this relationship with VHA Southeast, Inc," said Don Nickleson, CEO of Comprehensive Pharmacy Services. "We are looking forward to demonstrating the role pharmacy services can and should play in helping hospitals achieve the clinical, quality, safety and cost performance metrics that drive improved outcomes and reimbursement."
"At CPS, we take great pride in the strong relationships we've built to-date with VHA Southeast member hospitals that we serve," said Sherry Henderson, Senior Vice President, Business Development, South Region of Comprehensive Pharmacy Services. "We look forward to expanding access to CPS' full suite of results-driven special pharmacy products and services to VHA Southeast member hospitals."
About VHA Southeast, Inc.:
VHA Southeast Inc., based in Tampa, FL is comprised of 24 member not-for-profit healthcare organizations within Alabama, Florida and the U.S. Virgin Islands. VHA Southeast, Inc. is an affiliate of VHA, Inc. a national network of not-for-profit healthcare organizations.
About Comprehensive Pharmacy Services:
Employing over 1,900 pharmacy professionals, CPS is the nation's largest provider of pharmacy services to more than 450 hospitals and healthcare facilities leading to increased quality, reduced readmissions and lower costs. CPS services include pharmacy consulting, inpatient and outpatient pharmacy management, telepharmacy and medication related transition of care services. For more information, visit cpspharm.com.
CONTACT: Media Contact: Rod Recor Vice President, Product Development and Marketing Rod.Recor@cpspharm.com O: 901-462-9082
Source: Comprehensive Pharmacy Services