Over half of Excelera Network members have a home infusion pharmacy. Excelera offers a Home Infusion User Group as a benefit to our members.

Building & operating a home infusion pharmacy.

Capture share of specialty infusion opportunity and deliver a superior patient experience.

Home infusion pharmacies not only provide patients with increased convenience, they also free up beds and cost significantly less than traditional infusion in a hospital-based setting. With the growing incidence of chronic diseases, the industry shift toward value-based care, and increasing scrutiny surrounding site-of-care reimbursements, expansion into home infusion is a natural next step for health systems looking to deliver a superior infusion patient experience.

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Benefits of In-sourcing Home Infusion

  • Increase speed to market
  • Free up valuable beds
  • Manage internal spend on at-risk lives
  • Lower costs with site-of-care optimization
  • Increase convenience for patients
  • Increase margins
  • Capture new revenue steams
  • More visibility into the patient journey
  • Prepare for value- and risk-based contracts
OHSU was new to home infusion. Excelera provided planning, project management and other consulting services to guide us toward a successful launch. President and chief executive officer, ohsu

Home Infusion Program & Benefits

Blueprint & playbook

Based on your referral plan and workflows, our home infusion blueprint and best practice playbook can help you build an infusion pharmacy, including compounding clean room/hood.

Capture rate

Tools to support integration with hospital-based discharge coordinators, clinic-based nurse navigators and case managers, as well as referral promotion and management best practices for in-house or owned-infusion pharmacies.

Project management & payer contracting

Consulting, development and project management support services for building and launching an infusion pharmacy, including assistance securing access to pharmacy and medical benefits networks, and support obtaining accreditation.

Podcast on Home Infusion

Listen to Tim Affeldt, PharmD, Vice President of Specialty/Infusion Operations of Fairview Pharmacy Services and Brett Benfield, PharmD, MS, Regional Manager of Home Infusion and Compounding Operations at Fairview Pharmacy Services share their experience and insights on building and operating a home infusion program.

Part 1: Importance of Home Infusion in your Specialty Pharmacy Program Strategy

Part 2: Importance of Home Infusion in your Specialty Pharmacy Program Strategy

Developing and Launching a New Home Infusion Program

Organization : Oregon Health & Science University

With its ambulatory infusion centers at capacity and payers pressing for alternate sites of care, OHSU engaged with Excelera Home Infusion Solutions to help launch a home infusion pharmacy. Patients and providers are very satisfied, and growth has been robust.

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White Paper

How Health Systems Can Optimize Revenue Streams and Improve the Patient Experience by Providing Home Infusion Pharmacy Services

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This white paper describes the home infusion opportunity, outlines factors to consider in deciding whether to launch a home infusion program, and recommends resources. A case study describing an Excelera Home Infusion Solutions engagement is included.

  • Home infusion is a growing category.
  • Many health systems find that home infusion aligns with clinical and financial goals.
  • A consultant can help health systems get to market faster as they develop their in-house home infusion expertise.
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