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Upstate joins NHIA in COVID treatment program

June 2, 2021HME News Staff

SYRACUSE, N.Y. – Upstate HomeCare has partnered with the National Home Infusion Therapy Association to offer monoclonal antibody therapies to patients with mild and moderate COVID-19. The NHIA COVID-19 Home Infusion Therapy (C-HIT) Program hosts an online listing of home infusion providers that have agreed to provide these therapies to eligible individuals in their communities. “Upstate HomeCare is proud to be part of the U.S. health care response to the pandemic in our community,”...

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Antibody pilot mobilizes home infusion providers 

January 8, 2021Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

SYRACUSE, N.Y. – Upstate HomeCare is among the providers that recently began participating in a pilot program to get monoclonal antibody therapy to patients in skilled nursing and long-term care facilities, where COVID-19 is spreading quickly.  The pilot, part of Operation Warp Speed, is a partnership between the Department of Health and Human Services and the National Home Infusion Association. Option Care Health is...

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Upstate HomeCare to aid in COVID-19 fight 

December 29, 2020HME News Staff

SYRACUSE, N.Y. – Upstate HomeCare is partnering with Nascentia Health, a local health care services provider, to participate in the Special Projects for Equitable and Efficient Distribution (SPEED) pilot to fight COVID-19 in local, non-hospital facilities. The pilot will assist in allocating monoclonal antibodies to avoid unnecessary hospital admissions and prevent progression of the disease. “Upstate is proud to stand on the front lines to take part in helping those...

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Health Sqyre case study: Upstate's uptake

November 2, 2020Liz Beaulieu, Editor

CLINTON, N.Y. - Upstate HomeCare's business through Health Sqyre's online marketplace has increased 100% from 2019 to 2020, says Greg LoPresti. “We're getting a lot of cash sales,” said LoPresti, senior vice president and CEO of Upstate HomeCare, “particularly with the Lumins (CPAP cleaners) and disposables.” Upstate HomeCare was one of the first providers to join the marketplace, as Health Sqyre's preferred provider for New York state in 2018. Health Sqyre fits in with national...

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Upstate HomeCare embraces e-commerce

July 27, 2018Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

CLINTON, N.Y. - Upstate HomeCare is taking its CPAP business online, thanks to a new partnership with HealthSqyre, an e-commerce marketplace for CPAP equipment and supplies.The provider, which also offers DME, respiratory, pharmacy and infusion services, is now HealthSqyre's preferred provider of CPAP machines, supplies and accessories in New York state. “CPAP is a large part of our respiratory business and we want to reach more customers in a way that is scalable,” said Gregory LoPresti,...

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In brief: Upstate HomeCare leverages HealthSqyre for growth, ResMed joins forces with Verily

July 13, 2018HME News Staff

CLINTON, N.Y. - Upstate HomeCare has announced a strategic partnership with HealthSqyre, a Denver-based online CPAP marketplace.Per the partnership, Upstate HomeCare is the exclusive provider for CPAP devices, supplies and accessories on HealthSqyre for New York state.“This partnership allows Upstate HomeCare to expand its offering of its CPAP supply services across the globe using HealthSqyre's online platform,” Upstate HomeCare stated in a press release.HealthSqyre allows customers...

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Upstate HomeCare leverages HealthSqyre for growth

July 10, 2018HME News Staff

CLINTON, N.Y. - Upstate HomeCare has announced a strategic partnership with HealthSqyre, a Denver-based online CPAP marketplace.Per the partnership, Upstate HomeCare is the exclusive provider for CPAP devices, supplies and accessories on HealthSqyre for New York state.“This partnership allows Upstate HomeCare to expand its offering of its CPAP supply services across the globe using HealthSqyre's online platform,” Upstate HomeCare stated in a press release.HealthSqyre allows customers...

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Upstate Homecare bets on infusion

May 23, 2017Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

CLINTON, N.Y. - At a time when other HME companies are downsizing operations or shuttering entirely, Upstate Homecare is looking to grow, thanks to a renewed focus on specialty infusion care in the upstate New York area.In focusing on specialty infusion, Upstate is shifting away from retail pharmacy, a niche market previously developed through acquisition, said CEO Gregory LoPresti. Specialty infusion offers a home care model that complements Upstate's existing respiratory offerings, and it also...

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Upstate HomeCare doubles down on specialty infusion

March 21, 2017HME News Staff

CLINTON, N.Y. - Upstate HomeCare now has a dedicated management team, strategic plan and sales force for its specialty infusion services business. The provider shifted away from retail pharmacy into specialty infusion services last summer. “We're very excited to be expanding our services and aligning our strengths with our mission,” said Gregory LoPresti, CEO of Upstate HomeCare. “This shift builds upon our strength, which is home infusion services and associated core therapies.”...

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Infusion providers take Medicare patients 'case by case'

February 24, 2017Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

YARMOUTH, Maine - One of the leading providers of home infusion therapy has stopped taking new Medicare patients and others are likely to follow suit if a “payment gap” is not closed.“We are not able to take these patients that are directly impacted on our service and provide them the level of care that we deliver for the level of reimbursement that we make,” said Paul Mastrapa, CEO of Option Care, which is still caring for its active patients. “We are working with patients...

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