United Pharmacy Partners inks Novation deal for PET isotopes
United Pharmacy Partners (UPPI) of Suwanee, Ga., has signed a five-year agreement with Novation, a healthcare supply chain and contracting company, to offer PET radiopharmaceuticals.

UPPI said its radiopharmacies can supply radiopharmaceutical products for both diagnostic and therapeutic uses to assist members in servicing their patients' needs. Novation provides sourcing services, as well as information and data services to healthcare providers in the U.S.

In addition to providing both low and high radioisotopes to the member sites served by Novation, UPPI said it will offer support options to those members. UPPI will offer quality programs in the areas of continuing education and reimbursement support which can include hotline support, webinars, facility audits, healthcare reform consulting and accreditation assistance. BioDose Patient Management Systems, the patient management system which allows the technologists to capture patient data, manage patient studies, electronically order/fax doses plus many more tasks is also available to members, according to the pharmacy.

The agreement commenced on July 1, and will be in place for five years.