February 5, 2021 For Immediate Release

Vital Care Infusion Services, LLC announces addition of ACHC Certified Consultants

Meridian, MS, February 5, 2021 - Vital Care Infusion Services, LLC proudly announces that Quality Assurance Manager Shelia Lee-Smith, CPhT, HDDP, and Franchise Onboarding Coordinator Bethany Williams, have earned certification by the Accreditation Commission for Health Care (ACHC) to provide consulting services that continue expanding our reach for helping patients, healthcare providers, and the Vital Care franchise network across the United States.

As Certified Consultants, Shelia and Bethany completed an intensive consultant training program demonstrating competence in ACHC survey preparation, including comprehensive knowledge of standards and processes for services related to providing high-quality home infusion pharmacy services.

“Shelia and Bethany have demonstrated a commitment to providing consulting services of the highest quality throughout the Vital Care franchise network,” said Vital Care’s Director of Corporate Outreach, Chris Newlin, PharmD, MBA, BCSCP, CSP, IgCP, CNSC. “Vital Care and ACHC are each dedicated to supporting the role that Vital Care pharmacies play in our communities.”

Vital Care’s corporate team assists each franchised pharmacy in all aspects of the home infusion process, including expertise in pharmacy buildout and onboarding, assistance with obtaining and maintaining accreditation with ACHC, support for establishing trade agreements and payer contracts, and help with handling insurance verification and billing services. Vital Care’s expertise in clinical pharmacy, infusion nursing, payer relations, and revenue cycle allows the franchised pharmacies to provide and have access to the people, medications, and equipment most appropriate for each individual patient.

About Vital Care

Vital Care is the premier pharmacy franchise business for home infusion services. Our passion since 1986 is improving the lives of patients and healthcare professionals through locally owned franchise locations across the United States. We have over 50 franchised pharmacies across two dozen states.

About ACHC

ACHC) offers a broad suite of pharmacy compliance solutions, including accreditation programs for Infusion, Long-Term Care, and Ambulatory Infusion Centers. ACHC Pharmacy Accreditation promotes consistent practices that result in improved safety, efficiency, and quality of care while enhancing business practices and strengthening trust in specialty physician practice services. With over 30 years of experience, ACHC is known for providing value, integrity, and the ACHC develops solutions for healthcare providers nationwide and remains committed to delivering a customized, collaborative accreditation experience.