WASHINGTON, D.C. (September 21, 2021)—The National Association for Home Care & Hospice (NAHC) has joined a group of like-minded organizations to tell Congress to support existing bipartisan, bicameral legislation that would ensure Medicare beneficiaries have access to intravenous (IV) medications in the comfort of their own homes.
ALEXANDRIA, Va. (September 14, 2021)—The National Home Infusion Association (NHIA) announced that in 2022 it will launch a new peer reviewed publication, Infusion Journal. This new scholarly journal will feature independent research and studies related to infused therapies, patient outcomes, medication safety, economic analyses and case studies.
MERIDIAN, Miss. (August 19, 2021)—Vital Care Infusion Services, a pharmacy franchise business for infusion services, announced the signing of nine franchise agreements that will expand the company’s presence in Arkansas, Florida, Texas, South Carolina, Kansas, Georgia and Pennsylvania. These new signings come on the heels of the company’s record-breaking success in 2020, where it reported a 40% increase in revenue year-over-year.
ALEXANDRIA, Va. (August 9, 2021)—The National Home Infusion Association (NHIA) applauded the introduction of bipartisan legislation in the U.S. Senate that will ensure Medicare patients maintain access to home infusion therapies that require the use of an infusion pump. The Preserving Patient Access to Home Infusion Act—introduced by Sen. Mark Warner (D-Virginia) and Sen.
WASHINGTON, D.C. (August 3, 2021)—Late on July 29, U.S. Sens. Jacky Rosen (D-Nevada) John Barrasso (R-Wyoming), Tammy Baldwin (D-Wisconsin) and Deb Fischer (R-Nebraska)—co-chairs and co-founders of the Senate Comprehensive Care Caucus—announced the introduction of the bipartisan Expanding Access to Palliative Care Act (S. 2565). Sens. Rosen, Barrasso and Baldwin also announced the introduction of their bipartisan Improving Access to Transfusion Care for Hospice Patients Act of 2021 (S.
POMPANO BEACH, Florida (June 29, 2021)—International Medical Industries, Inc., which focuses on secure drug delivery technologies, has announced its expansion into the home health market through a strategic partnership with Integrated Medical Systems, Inc. (IMS), a national distributor within the alternate site marketplace.
The collaboration introduces IMI products to home infusion healthcare furthering drug integrity and security from pharmacy to patient.
ALEXANDRIA, Va. (June 11, 2021)—The National Home Infusion Foundation (NHIF) is proud to announce its 2021-2022 Board of Directors. The Board oversees all of the foundation’s efforts to support the advancement of the home and specialty infusion field and patient outcomes through leadership, research and education. It has grown since NHIF’s founding and this year reached seven members, including a new seat for a physician.
Joining the Board this year are:
ALEXANDRIA, Va. (April 19, 2021)—The National Home Infusion Association (NHIA) is proud to announce that Varner R. Richards, PharmD is the recipient of the 2021 Gene Graves Lifetime Achievement Award.
ALEXANDRIA, Va. (April 19, 2021)—The National Home Infusion Foundation (NHIF) is proud to announce that Cindy Sumrall, RN, BSN, CRNI, IgCN is the recipient of the 2021 Lynn Giglione Women in Leadership Award.
ROSEVILLE, Minn. (April 14, 2021)—Pediatric Home Service (PHS), an independent comprehensive homecare provider, announced the expansion of the Infusion Nursing & Pharmacy service to include the full state of WI.
MERIDIAN, Miss. (April 8, 2021)—Vital Care Infusion Services, LLC, a pharmacy franchise business for infusion services, announced that Brett Dethmers has joined the company as chief financial officer. In this new role, Dethmers will work with the Vital Care team in the areas of financial planning, reporting and forecasting, as well as supporting the revenue cycle process and information technology management to grow the Vital Care network.
NETANYA, Israel (January 20, 2021)—Eitan Medical, a global leader in advanced infusion therapy and drug delivery solutions across the care continuum, announced that its upgraded Sapphire infusion pump system software Rev15, which includes the infusion pump, administration sets and accessories, has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 510(k) clearance.
NETANYA, Israel (November 18, 2020)—Eitan Group announced that, as of Nov.16, 2020, it has rebranded, consolidating its product lines under the new Eitan Medical brand. Eitan Medical is a global provider of advanced infusion therapy solutions across the care continuum.
FRISCO, Texas (November 10, 2020)—Soleo Health, a national provider of complex specialty pharmacy and infusion services, announced it was selected as a tier-one preferred provider by AscellaHealth for the care and management of its members requiring intravenous immunoglobin therapies (IVIG) as well as subcutaneous immunoglobin therapies (SCIG).
FRISCO, Texas (September 17, 2020)—Soleo Health, a national provider of complex specialty pharmacy and infusion services, announced it ranked 10th among Dallas’ 50 Fastest-growing Middle Market Companies by the Dallas Business Journal on the publication’s sixth annual Middle Market 50 list.
CHICAGO (July 21, 2020)—Evolution Health, a home health, hospice and infusion therapy provider, has selected Dina’s new Staff Screening and Check-In solution to automate its employee wellness and health screening process.
Digital health care company Dina is an artificial intelligence-powered care coordination platform that recently expanded its product line to include employee engagement, health screening and remote patient monitoring solutions.
ALEXANDRIA, Va. (July 1, 2020)—The Department of Health and Human Services’ (HHS) Centers of Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released the proposed home health rule for calendar year (CY) 2021, outlining how the permanent home infusion therapy services benefit will be implemented, starting in January 2021.
WASHINGTON, D.C. (June 26, 2020)—The preview of the CY 2021 home health proposed rule, Medicare and Medicaid Programs; CY 2021 Home Health Prospective Payment System Rate Update; Home Health Quality Reporting Requirements; and Home Infusion Therapy Services Requirements, has been posted.
WASHINGTON, D.C. (May 5, 2020)—The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ (CMS) most recent COVID-19 Interim Final Rule with Comment (IFC) provides flexibility for hospital outpatient departments (HOPD) to provide services to their patients to their home. During the COVID-19 public health emergency (PHE), a patient’s home may be considered an off-site location of a hospital department. Only registered outpatients may receive services in the home by the HOPD.
Alexandria, Va. (April 29, 2020)—The National Home Infusion Foundation (NHIF) is proud to announce that Stacey Jensen, RN, BSN, MBA/HCM, is the recipient of its 2020 Lynn Giglione Women in Leadership Award.
The Lynn Giglione Women in Leadership Award recognizes and honors trail-blazing and emerging women leaders who have demonstrated exemplary service to patients and their peers while the mission of NHIF.
Alexandria, Va. (April 30, 2020) — The National Home Infusion Association (NHIA) is proud to announce that Lisa Sackuvich, RN, BSN, CRNI, is the recipient of its 2020 Gene Graves Lifetime Achievement Award.