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Home Infusion

Home infusion therapy is a safe, convenient alternative to inpatient care for individuals who need intravenous medication on a regular basis. We offer this special service so patients can recover better, faster and more comfortably in the privacy of their own home.

We're here to answer your infusion questions, call 913-588-2600.

Why choose us

  • We are known throughout Kansas City for exceptional quality care.
  • Our infusion therapy team provides a continuum of care that builds upon the trust and relationship you already have with our medical team.
  • Our home infusion professionals have direct access to patient information, which streamlines your care and helps ensure your safety and well-being.

About home infusion therapy

Infusion therapy delivers intravenous doses of medication to treat conditions that are not responding to oral medications. Historically, patients needing infusion therapy were required to remain in an inpatient setting for the duration of their treatment or make returning visits to receive medication.

Benefits to our home infusion services include:

  • Shorter hospital stay
  • More privacy
  • Lower cost
  • Earlier return to work and normal activities

Our services

When you use us for your home infusion services, you receive the unique advantage of the collaboration and expertise of physicians, nurses, social workers and pharmacists. This ensures you get the greatest benefit from your medication therapy.

Some of our personalized therapies include:

  • Antibiotic and antiviral therapies
  • Anti-inflammatory and steroid therapies
  • Blood clotting factor
  • Cardiovascular therapies
  • Catheter care
  • Chemotherapies
  • Colony stimulating factors
  • Growth factors
  • HIV therapies
  • Hydration and electrolyte replacement
  • Immunotherapies/Immune globulin therapy (IVIG)
  • Inotropic therapies
  • Posttransplant therapies
  • Specialty infusions
  • Total parenteral nutrition

Our staff will work closely with you to help coordinate your care and medications during treatment.

Get started

If you are ready to be discharged from the hospital and have been told you will need home infusion therapy for your medications, ask your nurse manager, nurse case manager or social worker about these services. We are here to answer your questions and begin the streamlined process.

Home infusion FAQs

Get answers to home infusion therapy frequently asked questions.

Nursing

  • Your nurse will stay as long as necessary, until you are comfortable performing your treatment.
  • Your nurse will begin seeing you as often as needed while you receive home infusion therapies and will teach you how to administer the therapies during this time. After you are comfortable, the visits will decrease to once a week for labs and to change dressings.
  • There are many good reasons to transition to home infusion therapy. It is often more convenient to be able to administer in your own home, it is better for your insurance and costs, and it decreases your hospital stay while you continue recovery at home.
  • Yes, but your home infusion nurse will need to first ensure your family member is properly trained and reliable.

Medications and equipment

  • You can authorize deliveries on your profile so you do not have to be home and deliveries can be left at your doorstep.
  • You will generally receive a delivery once a week, but this depends on the stability of your medication expiration time after it is compounded.
  • Your home infusion nurse and pharmacy will instruct you on how to care for your medication.
  • Your home infusion nurse will provide you with instructions on how to care for your line during the initial session.
  • Your home infusion nurse will provide you with instructions on how to care for your PICC.
  • This will vary depending on your dose and physician orders.
  • Consult with your physician and pharmacist about your specific mix of medications.
  • The administration device depends on your medication. Our goal is to make it as convenient as possible for you.
  • Often yes. Consult with your care team.

Insurance

  • Our team will carefully review your personal insurance plan, check your benefits and notify you of coverage.
  • Medicare covers some home infusion services. Our intake team is happy to check your benefits and let you know.
  • Our team will contact your insurance company and estimate the services you are to receive and inform you upfront of the expenses you can expect before covering your deductible.

Emergencies

  • Contact us. We are open 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Call 913-588-2600.
  • We offer a 24-hour care line. Call 913-588-2600, follow the prompts and you will be transferred to the appropriate extension to assist with your request.