CarepathRx, a provider of health system pharmacy and medication management solutions, announced a comprehensive home infusion pharmacy partnership with New York-based academic health system Mount Sinai Health System.
The multi-year agreement will expand patient access to home infusion therapies across the Mount Sinai Health System, encompassing its eight hospitals and ambulatory footprint.
“Mount Sinai is a leader in advancing hospital-level care at home and this comprehensive home infusion program is another key step in the expansion of this innovative model. The partnership with CarepathRx will enhance Mount Sinai’s response to the health-related needs of the diverse populations we serve and is an excellent alternative for patients that require IV-related therapies,” says Susan Mashni, PharmD, senior vice president and chief pharmacy officer, Mount Sinai Health System.
The Mount Sinai Health System encompasses eight hospitals, a leading school of medicine and biomedical sciences, and a vast network of ambulatory practices throughout the greater New York region.
“The home infusion program improves care continuity and aligns with Mount Sinai’s goal to deliver high-quality, equitable, accessible, and affordable therapies through new models of care,” added Hollis Kessler, Pharmacy Chief Transformation Officer at Mount Sinai Health System.
CarepathRx’s goal is to transform pharmacy care delivery for health systems and hospitals, and to deliver improved patient outcomes that drive clinical, quality, and financial results.
“We are excited to partner with Mount Sinai to expand their capabilities to provide home infusion services to the patients they serve,” says Kathie Patrick, President of CarepathRx Specialty Pharmacy & Infusion Solutions. “Our home infusion program provides hospital-level care within the home environment – leveraging this setting to help reduce costs, support improved outcomes, and enhance the patient experience. We greatly look forward to working with Mount Sinai.”
David Adair, vice president of health system pharmacy solutions at CarepathRx Specialty Pharmacy & Infusion Solutions, added: “Ambulatory care is one of the fastest growing segments of healthcare and home infusion is the fastest growing segment of ambulatory care. CarepathRx’s end-to-end home infusion program helps health systems like Mount Sinai move into this treatment space efficiently and in a timely fashion.”