Omnicare Specialty Care Group (SCG) Continues Brand Support Services Expansion with Opening of New Patient Solutions Center

GlobeNewswire Europe

LOUISVILLE, Ky., November 1, 2013 - Omnicare Specialty Care Group (SCG) announces the opening of a new patient solutions center in Louisville, Kentucky. The expansion includes more than 120 workspaces to support the growth of the company`s Brand Support platform, with services being provided through RxCrossroads. The new facility adds 18,000 square feet of call center space, bringing the total capacity to nearly 100,000 square feet across all six locations.

"Omnicare SCG`s expansion reflects the growing demand for access, affordability and adherence services for specialty pharmaceuticals," said Amit Jain, Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing. "Brand support services continue to evolve in design and scope. The need to customize and integrate these services with other support functions, such as trial offerings or copay programs, is also expanding with our pharmaceutical partners. Our new, state-of-the-art patient solutions center enhances our ability to meet these evolving needs for our clients while better positioning Omnicare SCG for continued growth." 

Omnicare SCG`s Brand Support platform provides customized solutions specifically tailored to the biotechnology and pharmaceutical industries. Brand support services include reimbursement assistance, direct-to-patient dispensing, patient education and adherence counseling. Omnicare SCG collaborates with partners to customize programs that meet the unique opportunities and challenges of each individual brand and the healthcare environment.

About Omnicare Specialty Care Group
Omnicare Specialty Care Group (SCG) is a division of Omnicare, Inc., a Fortune 500 company and provider of comprehensive pharmaceutical services based in Cincinnati, Ohio. Omnicare SCG is a combination of synergistic tenured companies with a focused approach to pharmaceutical brand solutions. Together, Omnicare SCG brings specialists in reimbursement methods, clinicians practiced in medication therapy management for chronic disease states, and distribution channel expertise. Solutions are tailored to drive product access by solving challenges faced by patients and their caregivers, physicians, payers and manufacturers. Custom programs are led by a single management team across the organizational platforms, allowing coordination of resources and assets to support positive outcomes for our patients. For more information, visit www.omnicarescg.com

About Omnicare

Omnicare, Inc., a Fortune 500 company based in Cincinnati, Ohio, provides comprehensive pharmaceutical services to patients and providers across the United States. As the market-leader in professional pharmacy, related consulting and data management services for skilled nursing, assisted living and other chronic care institutions, Omnicare leverages its unparalleled clinical insight into the geriatric market along with some of the industry`s most innovative technological capabilities to the benefit of its long-term care customers. Omnicare also provides key commercialization services for the bio-pharmaceutical industry through its Specialty Care Group. For more information, visit http://www.omnicare.com/.

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Contact:

Media/Investors:
Patrick C. Lee
(513) 719-1507
patrick.lee@omnicare.com

Business:
Amit Jain
(859) 547-6245
amit.jain@omnicare.com




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