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July 07, 2015 10:00 ET

OnePoint Patient Care and Mobile Referral Application iRefer DR Form National Partnership

OnePoint to Collaborate With iRefer DR Application to Offer Hospice Partners an Additional Way to Help Them Increase Physician Referrals to Their Programs

CHICAGO, IL and LAS VEGAS, NV--(Marketwired - July 07, 2015) - OnePoint Patient Care, a national hospice pharmacy services provider, and iRefer DR, a referral application for smart phones and portable devices, announced today that they have formed a national partnership.

iRefer DR is a customized app for healthcare organizations that allows them to receive referrals easily through iPhone, iPad and Android devices directly from clinicians. By using the customized iRefer DR application, hospices and other vertical organizations are able to increase their referrals and improve physician satisfaction by making it easier for them to make referrals on the go.

Under their agreement, OnePoint will serve as iRefer DR's exclusive national hospice pharmacy partner, making it the only hospice pharmacy able to implement the iRefer DR application for its hospice program partners. As a result, OnePoint's 165 hospice partners across the country will have access to the benefits of prompt and easy referrals that the iRefer DR app provides.

"We are excited to enter this partnership with OnePoint Patient Care," said Karen Rubel, Vice President of Development for iRefer DR. "OnePoint is one of the pioneers in the hospice industry. It has grown to become one of the leading hospice pharmacies in the country. Its commitment to quality and superior service are unsurpassed in the industry."

"We are always looking for ways to support the growth of our hospice partners, so we look forward to working with iRefer DR to bring its benefits of streamlined mobile referrals to our hospice partners nationwide," said Jim Otterbeck, Chairman of OnePoint Patient Care. "With iRefer DR our hospice partners can eliminate paperwork and red tape for themselves and their referring physicians -- and by doing so increase the satisfaction of their referring physicians and grow their programs at the touch of a button."

About iRefer DR
iRefer DR is a customizable app branded for healthcare organizations and made available on the Apple and Google Play stores. The Patient Referral feature allows healthcare professionals to make patient referrals to any healthcare provider with ease. To learn more, visit www.ireferdr.com.

About OnePoint Patient Care
OnePoint Patient Care is the nation's leading provider of community based hospice pharmacy and pharmacy benefit management (PBM) services. Through its national network of pharmacies, OnePoint serves more than 165 hospice programs in 26 states filling prescriptions, creating custom compounds and formularies and providing mail-order and home deliveries for more than 26,000 patients per day. OnePoint was one of the first pharmacies to begin serving the hospice industry when the Medicare hospice benefit began in the 1980s, and today it has grown to be one of the leading national hospice pharmacies in the United States. For additional information, visit www.oppc.com or call (866) 771-OPPC.

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