Sc Oncology

Retail Pharmacy

SC Oncology Associates Retail Pharmacy provides prescription services for the sole purpose of making our patients’ lives easier and more convenient. Our pharmacy has achieved recognition as a specialty pharmacy, which allows us to dispense oral chemotherapy medications that are difficult or impossible to find at community pharmacies.

The Retail Pharmacy is part of The Cancer Center at South Carolina Oncology Associates (SCOA), the only comprehensive cancer treatment center in South Carolina, providing many cancer care specialties, such as medical, radiation and gynecological oncology, in one location

Our clinical pharmacists and technicians have the training and experience in oncology necessary to provide the highest level of quality pharmacy care to our patients.

URAC-Accredited Specialty Pharmacy

URAC

Our pharmacy has earned certification from the Utilization Review Accreditation Commission (URAC), an independent, not-for-profit, national body that promotes continuous improvement in the quality and efficiency of healthcare. Highly sought after and difficult to achieve, URAC certification shows our dedicated staff understand the complexities of oncology pharmacy and can provide superior care.

Our clinical pharmacists and technicians have the training and experience in oncology necessary to provide the highest level of quality care to their patients.

Specifically, being a URAC-accredited specialty pharmacy means that SC Oncology Associates Retail Pharmacy has met certain criteria, including:

  • Established protocols to ensure patients have access to specialty oral chemotherapy medications
  • Methods that measure customer satisfaction
  • Protection of patient health information
  • Established policies and procedures that help patients stay safe
  • Quality management, maintenance and reporting strategies
  • Rigorous performance measures for fast turnaround time and accuracy of dispensed prescriptions
  • A patient-centered strategy that includes coordination of care, communication and education, patient rights and responsibilities
  • Timely and effective customer service center operations, including taking time to answer inquiries and questions by telephone
  • The fulfillment of mandatory performance measures as outlined by URAC

Every member of our friendly and helpful staff can assist you with all your pharmacy needs. We also provide counseling on all aspects of drug therapy.

Located on the mid-level in front of the chemotherapy check-in desk, the SC Oncology Retail Pharmacy is open Monday through Thursday, 8am–4pm, and Friday, 8am–1pm.