home infusion therapy


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home infusion therapy

The IV administration of therapeutics–analgesics, antibiotics, chemotherapy, parenteral nutrition–outside of a formal healthcare environment. See Hyperalimentation, Patient-controlled analgesics, TPN.
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For the purpose of this study, Grand View Research has segmented the global home infusion therapy market on the basis of products, application, and region: Global Home Infusion Therapy Product Outlook (Revenue, USD Million, 2012 -- 2022) Infusion pumps Intravenous Sets IV Cannulas Needleless Connectors Global Home Infusion Therapy Application Outlook (Revenue, USD Million, 2012 -- 2022) Anti-Infective Hydration Therapy Chemotherapy Enteral Nutrition Parenteral Nutrition Specialty Pharmaceutical Others Home Infusion Therapy Regional Outlook (Revenue, USD Million, 2012 -- 2022) North America U.
Home infusion therapy is used for the treatment of diseases such as cancer, gastrointestinal diseases, diabetes, dehydration, cystic fibrosis, and acute infections.
Some of the major drivers which help in increasing demand for home infusion therapy are rising aging population, increasing number of chronic diseases, expanding home care market for infusion therapy, technology advancement in infusion devices and increasing application of infusion devices in pain relieving.
Recommendation: The Secretary of HHS should conduct a study of home infusion therapy to inform Congress regarding potential program costs and savings, payment options, quality issues, and program integrity associated with a comprehensive benefit under Medicare.
Bloodstream infections associated with a needleless intravenous infusion system in patients receiving home infusion therapy.
Globally, the home infusion therapy devices market is witnessing significant growth due to the expanding home care market for infusion therapy and increasing application of infusion devices for relieving pain.
Home infusion therapy allows patients to receive IV medications without the inconvenience or cost of a hospital visit.
Braun's focus on customer service and clinical support, combined with the reliability of our infusion pump portfolio, has propelled us to a sustainable market leading position in the home infusion therapy marketplace," said Caroll H.
According to the study, the current range of coverage offered under Medicare FFS was limited compared to the more comprehensive coverage for home infusion therapy that is available through commercial health plans.
Apria provides home respiratory therapy, home infusion therapy and home medical equipment through approximately 500 branches serving patients in 50 states.
On behalf of the hundreds of thousands of home infusion patients, as well as the thousands of home infusion therapy pharmacists and nurses that serve them each year, the NHIA urges President Obama to act on home infusion legislation (S.
home infusion therapy services business and some elements of its respiratory and home medical equipment business to OptionCare Enterprises, Inc.

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