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NHIA: Patient survey heightens advocacy efforts

‘There is no more important voice than that of the patient’

ALEXANDRIA, Va. – The results of a recent patient satisfaction survey bolster efforts to make home infusion therapy more accessible, says Connie Sullivan, president of the National Home Infusion Association.

Soleo sees opportunity in data


MCKINNEY, Texas – Soleo Health has been on an aggressive growth path since its launch in 2014, adding locations and therapies, says CEO Drew Walk.

NHIA publishes position paper on infusion reimbursement


ALEXANDRIA, Va. – The National Home Infusion Association has published a position paper that makes the case that reimbursement for home infusion must include essential professional pharmacy services.

Short take: Option Care


Bannockburn, Ill.-based Option Care has been chosen by Paratek Pharmaceuticals as a limited network provider of its new IV and oral antibiotic Nuzyra, to treat adults with community-acquired pneumonia and acute bacterial skin infections.

CMS finalizes temporary payment for infusion services


WASHINGTON – CMS has finalized a rule that includes a temporarily transitional payment for home infusion services, and implements a new home infusion therapy benefit.

NHIA to CMS: Don’t ‘shortchange’ home infusion


WASHINGTON – With a final rule not expected until November, industry stakeholders continue to press CMS for changes to provisions related to home infusion.

Study: Home infusion therapy can improve survival rates


BANNOCKBURN, Ill. – Inotropic home infusion therapy can help improve survival for patients with advanced heart failure, according to a new study from Option Care and the Keck School of Medicine of USC.

InfuSystem debuts mobile app


MADISON HEIGHTS, Mich. – InfuSystem Holdings has launched InfuSystem Mobile, a patient safety app that connects patients with the infusion provider’s products, expertise and registered nurses.

Option Care tapped to provide new HIV therapy


BANNOCKBURN, Ill. – Option Care has been selected by Theratechnologies as an infusion provider for Trogarzo, multidrug resistant human immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV-1) infections.

HomeTown Infusion expands service area


NEW ERA, Mich. – HomeTown Infusion has opened a new location in Rockford, Mich. The new location, which offers home and alternate site infusion services, will serve the greater Grand Rapids area, according to a press release.