Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)2016-12-06T14:11:35-05:00
What are specialty injectables?2019-10-14T12:52:08-05:00

Specialty injectables encompass a wide range of chronic diseases, and can be administered at home.

Therapies for Injectables include:

  • Allergies
  • Asthma
  • Crohn’s Disease
  • Growth Hormones
  • Hemophilia
  • Hepatitis
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Osteoporosis
  • Psoriasis/Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
What is infusion therapy?2019-10-14T12:35:34-05:00

Infusion therapy involves the administration of medication through an IV catheter or subcutaneous infusion.

Infusion therapy encompasses multiple therapy options for a variety of acute or chronic disease conditions.

What diseases are treated with infusions?2019-10-14T12:39:29-05:00

Diseases commonly requiring infusion therapy include:

  • infections that are unresponsive to oral antibiotics
  • cancer-related pain
  • dehydration
  • gastrointestinal diseases or disorders which prevent normal functioning of the gastrointestinal system

Other conditions treated with specialty infusion therapies may include:

  • Crohn’s Disease
  • hemophilia
  • immune deficiencies
  • multiple sclerosis
  • rheumatoid arthritis
  • congestive heart failure
What are some benefits of home infusion?2019-10-14T12:48:20-05:00

Changing health care initiatives have led to an emphasis on cost-containment in health care, as well as developments in the clinical administration of the therapy. For individuals requiring long-term therapy, inpatient care is not only tremendously expensive but also prevents the individual from resuming normal lifestyle and work activities.

Are home infusions safe?2019-10-14T12:46:54-05:00

Home infusion has been proven to be a safe and effective alternative to inpatient care for many disease states and therapies.

For many patients, receiving treatment at home or in an outpatient infusion setting is preferable to inpatient care.

Greater Nebraska Home Infusion operates an ambulatory infusion suite which is ideally suited for certain patient-therapy situations.