Nov. 5, 2012
/PRNewswire/ -- CarePoint Partners (CarePoint) announced that ivA Lifetec (Lifetec) -- a healthcare company that provides home infusion and specialty infusion in conjunction with home health nursing throughout the
metropolitan region – will adopt the CarePoint Partners name. The name change was effective
. CarePoint acquired Lifetec in January of 2011 to expand its coverage in
, complementing its
"Lifetec, operated under its own identity because of its well established reputation and relationships with providers and patients in the market," explains
, CEO of CarePoint. "During that period they have been able to offer even more with the added resources of CarePoint and the time has come to make that known."
CarePoint Houston is an accredited home infusion pharmacy with a specialization in pediatric infusion care. Because they provide nursing services, they can render care in collaboration with the pharmacy services to further complement the continuum of care. In all, the infusion nurses administer Total Parenteral Nutrition (TPN) Immunoglobin Therapy/IVIG, Anti-Infective/Antiviral Therapy, Inotropic Therapy, Hemophilia Treatment (Factor VIII & IX), Chemotherapy, Pain Management, Enteral Nutrition and Hydration Therapy.
About CarePoint Partners
Started in 2007, CarePoint Partners operates a network of home infusion and specialty pharmacies throughout
the United States
. Based in
, CarePoint provides these services via 28 sites in 10 states including
. Infusion therapy involves the administration of medications and nutrients using intravenous, subcutaneous and epidural methods. Home infusion therapy allows patients to receive IV medications without the inconvenience or cost of a hospital visit.
For additional information on CarePoint, visit the company website at
SOURCE CarePoint Partners