Big Y Foods Awarded Exemplary Provider® Accreditation
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Contact: Marilyn Bullock, Communications Advisor, firstname.lastname@example.org or 215-654-9110
September 2018, Spring House, Pennsylvania – Big Y Foods, Inc. supermarket chain, with locations in Massachusetts and Connecticut, was recently awarded Exemplary Provider® accredited status by The Compliance Team, Inc., the nationally recognized independent healthcare accreditation organization based in suburban Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Big Y’s locations were accredited for Community Pharmacy and DMEPOS Part B (Durable Medical Equipment Prosthetics, Orthotics and Supplies). Recipients of Exemplary Provider accredited status must demonstrate outstanding healthcare delivery practices during a rigorous on-site facility evaluation. The Compliance Team’s accreditation programs streamline day-to-day operations, benchmark patients’ satisfaction, improve the patient/pharmacy experience and position the provider organization for long-term growth.
“The Compliance Team is thrilled to welcome Big Y’s pharmacy locations as Exemplary Providers,” said Sandra C. Canally, RN, The Compliance Team’s Founder and CEO. “Exemplary Providers are true leaders in their home communities as well as in the pharmacy marketplace. Big Y’s Exemplary Provider accreditations underscore their commitment and goal of seeking better ways to create and deliver world-class service and value to their patients and clients.”
Headquartered in Springfield, Massachusetts, Big Y is one of the largest independently owned supermarket chains in New England. Proud to be family-owned and operated, Big Y operates almost 80 stores throughout Connecticut and Massachusetts with over 11,000 employees. Big Y was chosen a “2015 Employer of Choice” by the Employers Association of the Northeast. Founded in 1936 by brothers Paul and Gerald D’Amour, the store was named after a “Y” intersection in Chicopee, Massachusetts where two roads converge.
About The Compliance TeamFormed in 1994, The Compliance Team, Inc. is the first nationally recognized, woman-owned healthcare accreditation organization granted deeming authority by CMS Part B DMEPOS and Part A Rural Health Clinics. It is the only accreditation organization that offers Exemplary Provider® status. Each year, The Compliance Team accredits thousands of DMEPOS, pharmacy, and clinic organizations based in all 50 states, Puerto Rico, and the US Virgin Islands. For more information, visit www.thecomplianceteam.org or call 215-654-9110.