Raleigh, NC, May 18, 2012 --(PR.com
)-- Nancy McFarlane, president of MedPro Rx, Inc. (http://www.medprorx.com), a provider of specialty pharmacy services to clients with chronic illnesses who need clotting factor, IVIg and other infused and injectable medications, has announced that the company is one of the industry sponsors of Hemophilia of North Carolina’s annual meeting on Saturday, May 19 at the Sheraton Imperial Hotel & Conference Center in Durham. The annual meeting is an informative, educational and fun gathering for those in the bleeding disorder community and their families. This year includes a keynote program, “Pulse On The Road,” featuring guest speaker, Laurie Kelley. The event will include sessions for adults, caregivers and fun activities for children. This year’s theme “Are You a Savvy Consumer” includes a program on the importance of the 504 Plan and Individualized Education Programs (IEPs) especially for students of all ages living with hemophilia and other chronic conditions. The meeting will also cover current standards of care in the hemophilia and bleeding disorder community along with sessions on becoming a savvier healthcare consumer when choosing insurance.
“This event is an excellent way to show support for the hemophilia and bleeding disorder community,” said McFarlane. “The day is not only informative to people affected by bleeding disorders but it is also filled with entertainment and fun for the whole family.”
-Anne Lowish, an infusion nurse with Medpro RX, recently recorded a podcast on the 504 plan which refers to Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act and the Americans with Disabilities Act. She discusses the importance of having a 504 plan in place and particularly how it affects students with hemophilia. To listen to the podcast, visit: http://bit.ly/JzB1K7
-Hemophilia of North Carolina was formed in the 1970s by a diverse group of parents, patients, spouses, health care professionals and others with an interest in promoting awareness, providing support and disseminating information to the community. Today HNC has over 700 member families and provides services and support to all persons with bleeding disorders.
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MedPro Rx, Inc. is a specialty infusion pharmacy, serving clients who require clotting factor, IVIg and other medications for complex chronic conditions. Established in Raleigh, N.C., in 2002, MedPro Rx’s team has more than 250 years of combined pharmacy, nursing and management experience. MedPro Rx, an Accreditation Commission for Health Care, Inc. (ACHC), and URAC (In-Process) provider emphasizes treatments for individuals with autoimmune neuromuscular disorders as well as rare bleeding disorders, such as hemophilia and von Willebrand Disease. The pharmacy has received numerous awards for its success and was recognized with the 2011 No. 1 top small business in the Triangle and the No. 2 small business in the south by Business Leader, won Triangle Business Journal’s Fast 50 award from 2008–2011 and was named among the nation’s fastest-growing companies by the Inc. 5000 award in 2010 and 2011. For more information about MedPro Rx, call (888) 571-3100 or visit http://www.medprorx.com/.
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