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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The Medicare Home Infusion Therapy Access Act of 2017 would create a transitional reimbursement for Medicare home infusion services.
Grand View said that the rising significance of cost-containment in home infusion in comparison with in-patient settings is a high-impact rendering driver of the home infusion therapy market.
Home infusion therapy involves intravenous administration of medicines to patients using needle and catheter in a home setting.
The extent of Medicare FFS coverage of home infusion therapy depends on whether the beneficiary is homebound, as well as other factors related to the beneficiary's condition and treatment needs.
California, with its proliferation of managed care facilities, is a substantial home infusion market, according to NHIA executive director Lorrie Kaplan, who estimates that home infusion therapy can cost one-third the amount of an inpatient hospital stay.
To better define the epidemiology of BSIs in the home-care setting, in 1995 the Hospital Infections Program conducted a prospective multicenter study of home infusion therapy patients.
Home infusion therapy is a convenient and cost-effective alternative to treatment of hemophilia in the health-care setting (5).
Hospitals and physicians may choose to collaborate for joint marketing purposes--for instance a group of oncologists and a hospital both may benefit from a cancer center located at the hospital, or a group of infectious disease specialists and a hospital may both benefit from a home infusion therapy program that the hospital owns or that they own together--but, regardless of how cooperative they may be, in all likelihood the physicians work within one corporate entity, a group practice, and the hospital managers work within another corporate entity, the hospital, and each entity sends separate bills for separate services, defined by facility fees and professional fees, to the patients (or their insurers) that they treat together.
There are many nutritional applications of home infusion therapy for persons with HIV.
Pentec's Joint-Commissioned-accredited SI division is the largest and most sophisticated provider of pain and spasticity management home infusion therapy.
A major alternate site patient supply chain solutions provider in America that provides products, distribution services, biomedical services and technology solutions to the Home Infusion Therapy, Home Medical Equipment, and Oncology Markets, MSD, has announced that it has completed its deal to acquire Attentus Medical Sales, a premier distributor of medical, packaging, and USP 797 & 800 compliance products especially developed to service the Home Infusion and Specialty Pharmacy markets.
M2 PHARMA-March 31, 2016-Global Home Infusion Therapy Market to Reach USD 31.

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