BIRMINGHAM, Ala. and FAIRFAX, Va., May 22, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Inova and ContinuumRX™ announce an agreement to form a joint venture to provide home infusion and specialty pharmacy services to patients across northern Virginia and surrounding areas. The new venture plans are currently under way and will begin serving patients this fall.
Inova and ContinuumRX™ understand that the continuum of care does not end when a patient leaves the hospital.
Dr. Loring Flint, Inova's CMO, stated, "It is critical for health systems to identify new and innovative ways to deliver the best possible care for the patients they serve both inside and out of the hospital to improve patient satisfaction, outcomes, and reduce unnecessary readmissions."
"In today's environment, it is imperative to transition patients to the lowest-cost, clinically appropriate care setting as soon as possible," said Chuck Jett, ContinuumRX's CEO. He continued, "Working with Inova, we will be able to gain efficiency at discharge, positively impact length of stay, ensure patients complete their therapy and monitor outcomes across all home infusion therapy types. We are excited to be working with Inova to deliver exceptional service to patients in the northern Virginia area."
Inova is a global leader in personalized health, which leverages precision medicine to predict, prevent and treat disease, enabling individuals to live longer, healthier lives. At Inova, we serve more than 2 million people each year from throughout the Washington, DC, metro area and beyond.
We are shaping the future of health through our integrated network of hospitals, primary and specialty care practices, emergency and urgent care centers, outpatient services and destination institutes. Our commitment to health and wellness is further reflected in our sustainable practices. Inova is home to world-class researchers, expert medical specialists and renowned scientists, who are driving innovation to improve patient care, prevent disease and promote wellness. For more information, visit inova.org, or find Inova on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn.
ContinuumRX™ is based in Birmingham, Alabama and develops joint ventures with market leading health systems to provide home infusion and specialty pharmacy services to patients they serve. Through our unique integrated model with health systems and their affiliate providers, we are creating a better model of care for patients with chronic and complex conditions. Our team of clinical experts and advanced fulfillment model provides hospitals with a seamless service offering that can reduce the patients length of stay, help avoid unnecessary readmissions, and allows payors to reduce overall healthcare costs. For more information about ContinuumRX™, visit us online at http://www.continuumrx.com.
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SOURCE ContinuumRX, Inc.