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Greenleaf: 'Home infusion is a valuable option'


In his six years in the home infusion business, Dan Greenleaf has seen his share of challenges. Still, the new CEO of Home Solutions says it’s an exciting place to be. He spoke with HME News recently about home infusion’s role in the “medical neighborhood.”

PHS responds to growing demand for infusion


ST. PAUL, Minn. – With more and more patients being discharged to the home, Pediatric Home Service (PHS) was feeling the pinch in its infusion department.

Lynn Giglione, industry advocate, dies


CRANBERRY TOWNSHIP, Pa. – Provider Lynn Giglione, a leader in home medical equipment and home infusion, died April 30, according to an announcement from the National Home Infusion Association (NHIA).

PHS expands infusion pharmacy


ST. PAUL, Minn. – Pediatric Home Service (PHS) has expanded its infusion pharmacy to meet the demands of its growing population of medically complex pediatric patients, according to a release.

AxelaCare has patient care in its 'DNA'


LENEXA, Kan. – AxelaCare in February acquired ARC Infusion and has two more deals in the pipeline as it looks to pump up its geographic reach, say company execs.

NHIA: 'Where the best learning happens'


ORLANDO, Fla. – Hang on infusion providers. It’s going to be a bumpy ride. Fortunately, the National Home Infusion Association’s (NHIA) annual conference aims to help you thrive, say association execs.

BioScrip sells home health business


ELMSFORD, N.Y. – BioScrip plans to sell its home health business, Deaconess HomeCare, to LHC Group for $60 million in cash, the company announced Feb. 3.

Private equity has appetite for home infusion


YARMOUTH, Maine – Demand for home infusion companies at both ends of the scale was strong in 2013, say analysts.

Home infusion stakeholders await fallout


ALEXANDRIA, Va. – The list of home infusion contract suppliers in the Round 1 re-compete of competitive bidding includes some big names, but stakeholders say about half of the list includes companies without an associated pharmacy.

CVS buys Coram


LAKE FOREST, Calif. – CVS Caremark has agreed to acquire Apria’s home infusion business, Coram, for $2.1 billion, the companies announced today.