AcariaHealth Announces Acquisition of Foundation Care
Orlando, FL (October 4, 2017) – AcariaHealth is pleased to announce the acquisition of Foundation Care, a national, full-service specialty pharmacy. Foundation Care provides personalized service to patients with chronic conditions, such as cystic fibrosis, bronchiectasis and diabetes, and is a trusted resource for disease management for patients, physicians and caregivers alike.
“Foundation Care represents a wonderful opportunity to collaborate and grow our companies by jointly building upon our dedication to serving patients and providing exceptional care and support. It also allows us to expand our specialty drug portfolio into cystic fibrosis and gain access to key limited distribution drugs,” said Don Howard, CEO of Envolve Pharmacy Solutions, the specialty pharmacy benefits manager division of Envolve, Inc., an integrated health solutions company. “I am excited to welcome the Foundation Care team to our family of pharmacies.”
Foundation Care, headquartered near St. Louis, Mo., was founded in 2004. It has 245 employees and serves patients across the US. The pharmacy is accredited by URAC, the Pharmacy Compounding Accreditation Board (PCAB), and Verified Accredited Wholesale Distributors (VAWD), among others.
“We are pleased with the opportunity to become part of AcariaHealth, a recognized leader in specialty pharmacy,” said Dan Blakeley, Managing Partner and CEO, Foundation Care. “Together, we’ll work hard to ensure that our pharmacy services fully support patients with cystic fibrosis and other conditions to receive an exceptional level of care and support.”
The deal closed October 1, 2017. Foundation Care is the fifteenth pharmacy under the AcariaHealth brand.
AcariaHealth™, an Envolve Pharmacy Solution, is a national comprehensive specialty pharmacy focused on improving care and outcomes for patients living with complex conditions, such as hepatitis C, multiple sclerosis, oncology, rheumatoid arthritis, hemophilia, cystic fibrosis and other conditions. Offering specialized care management services in these disease states, AcariaHealth is dedicated to enhancing the patient care offering, collaborating with providers and capturing relevant data to measure patient outcomes. To learn more, visit www.acariahealth.com.
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