The infusion market is growing at an annual rate of 15%1; in many cases, these medications are difficult to manage because of complex shipping requirements or specialized administration needs. Patients must make trips to infusion centers or inpatient facilities to get the treatment they need: approximately 75%2 of infusions take place outside of the home.
In simple terms, infusion therapy refers to the process in which patients receive medications via needles or catheters in a vein. Receiving this care at home rather than a healthcare facility or other care setting is a more cost-effective option, and is referred to as “home infusion therapy.”
CareCentrix provides nursing, drugs, and the administration of supplies and functions to support infusion therapy in the home or Ambulatory Infusion Suite (AIS).
To make this process efficient and effective, CareCentrix: