HealthWarehouse.com and Northwest Physicians Network Partner to Provide Exclusive Discount Pharmacy Services to Patients
Partnership to significantly increase generic drug utilization among patients
CINCINNATI and TACOMA, Wash., June 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- HealthWarehouse.com, Inc. (OTC: HEWA), a leading VIPPS*-accredited retail mail-order pharmacy and Northwest Physicians Network, a physician-led independent practice association consisting of nearly 500 private practicing physicians in the Seattle-Tacoma, Washington area have partnered to provide patients in the Northwest Physicians Network access to among the lowest prices for generic medications in the United States.
"As one of five areas we have targeted to reduce costs and improve patient experience, generic prescribing is one of the most important for us," said Patricia Briggs, CEO of Northwest Physicians Network. "We are excited to work with HealthWarehouse.com to build an exclusive program which will set the standard for generic utilization and compliance for patients within physicians groups."
Under the new partnership, HealthWarehouse.com is working directly with the network's doctors and medical staff to improve generic prescription drug utilization and compliance for their patients with no prescription coverage or those that are facing increasingly high insurance co-pays. Northwest Physicians Network provides medical services to nearly one million individuals annually and focuses on community and patient-physician relationships. In addition to lowering costs by increasing generic utilization, HealthWarehouse.com will assist in pharmacy consultation and therapeutics for both the patient and providers.
"We are delighted to work with an innovative organization such as Northwest Physicians Network to keep drug costs down and patients compliant," said HealthWarehouse.com CEO Lalit Dhadphale. "With our partnership with Northwest Physicians Network, what started with individual consumers has expanded into self-insured employers, benefits managers, and physician groups who are seeking relief from high drug costs and transparency in drug pricing."
HealthWarehouse.com, Inc. (OTC: HEWA) is a trusted VIPPS-accredited retail mail-order pharmacy based in the Cincinnati area. HealthWarehouse.com offers more than 300 prescription drugs for $3.50 with 100% FREE shipping and is a three-time consecutive winner of the BizRate Circle of Excellence Award for outstanding customer satisfaction and service. With a mission to provide affordable healthcare to every American by eliminating inefficiencies in the drug distribution chain, HealthWarehouse.com has become the leading online pharmacy in the United States. HealthWarehouse.com is licensed in all 50 states and DC, and only sells drugs which are FDA-approved and legal for sale in the United States. Visit HealthWarehouse.com online at http://www.HealthWarehouse.com.
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About Northwest Physicians Network
Northwest Physicians Network based in Tacoma, Washington started with a group of physicians in 1995 who wanted to provide better, more coordinated care to their patients. Today, NPN has grown to almost 500 independent physicians representing 51 specialties, and is the largest group of its kind in the Pacific Northwest.
Visit NPN online at http://www.npnwa.net.
*In response to public concern about the safety of pharmacy practices on the Internet, the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy (NABP) developed the Verified Internet Pharmacy Practice Sites (VIPPS) program in 1999. Pharmacies displaying the VIPPS seal have demonstrated to NABP compliance with VIPPS criteria including patient rights to privacy, authentication and security of prescription orders, adherence to a recognized quality assurance policy, and provision of meaningful consultation between patients and pharmacists.
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