OnePoint Patient Care and Hospice by the Bay Partner to Provide Dedicated Hospice Pharmacy Services in Northern California

MORTON GROVE, Ill., Nov. 13, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- OnePoint Patient Care, the leader in national hospice PBM and pharmacy services, announced its partnership with Hospice by the Bay, a leading not-for-profit hospice serving Northern California communities for more than 40 years. Through the partnership, OnePoint will provide Concierge PBM services that support superior, cost-effective care for terminally ill patients and enhance clinical and regulatory reporting.

"OnePoint's history of providing exceptional patient care, clinical leadership and technology solutions made them the obvious choice for our PBM partner," said Hospice by the Bay CEO Kitty Whitaker, RN, MS.

OnePoint has also announced that it will open a dedicated hospice pharmacy in Northern California to provide the same exceptional pharmacy services offered at its other eight locations nationwide. As the leader in dedicated hospice pharmacy services, OnePoint offers a comprehensive inventory of in-stock hospice medications, ensures that clinically trained hospice pharmacists are involved in every aspect of patient care and provides same-day local deliveries to patients who need them.

"Our shared vision of providing superior care to all terminally ill patients in the communities of Northern California makes our partnership and affiliation with Hospice by the Bay unique," said Jeffrey Hohl, OnePoint Patient Care CEO. "Our goal is to continue to bring the very best clinical, operational and technological practices to markets in need."

About Hospice by the Bay

Hospice by the Bay, a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization, is the first hospice in California and the second in the United States. Since 1975, its physicians, nurses, chaplains, social workers, home health aides, bereavement counselors and volunteers have served patients and families. Currently, they serve Marin, San Francisco, San Mateo and Sonoma counties and the City of Napa, striving to ensure that everyone who needs access to care receives it, regardless of personal circumstances or ability to pay for services.  To learn more, visit http://www.hospicebythebay.org.

About OnePoint Patient Care

OnePoint Patient Care is the nation's leading provider of community-based pharmacy and pharmacy benefits management (PBM) services offering hospices nationwide flexible and adaptable solutions for their hospice pharmacy needs. OnePoint fills prescriptions, creates custom compounds and formularies, provides home deliveries and manages pharmacy benefits for more than 32,000 patients per day. Through its Concierge PBM, Next Day Valet mail order, and Direct Express local services, OnePoint serves more than 220 hospice programs in 32 states.

OnePoint was one of the first pharmacies to begin serving the hospice industry when the Medicare hospice benefit began in the 1980s. Today OnePoint has grown to be one of the leading national hospice pharmacies with eight pharmacy locations strategically located throughout the United States. For additional information on What One Can Do, visit oppc.com or call (866) 771-OPPC.

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