MERCER ISLAND, Wash., March 3, 2021 – CarepathRx, a leader in pharmacy and medication management solutions, announced today a new partnership with Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center to provide comprehensive home infusion services, including intake, order entry, pharmacy services, and billing, to their patients and communities in central Kentucky.
This result of this partnership allows Ephraim McDowell to expand their pharmacy capabilities and clinical oversight to improve patient care. “We are excited to partner with Ephraim McDowell,” said Keith Crawford, Chief Strategy Officer at CarepathRx. “Home infusion is a growing aspect in the healthcare delivery system and hospitals play an important role. Most conditions that require infusion therapies are diagnosed in a hospital setting or affiliated physician office. CarepathRx works directly with hospitals to build operational capabilities, achieve appropriate compliance, and accreditation, while providing full-service back-office and revenue cycle management.”
Ephraim McDowell Health is an integrated healthcare provider serving more than 119,000 residents from six counties in Kentucky. At the core of the system is Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center, a non-profit, 222-bed licensed hospital in Danville, Ky.
“Ephraim McDowell Health provides a comprehensive, integrated healthcare delivery system, which now includes an exceptional home infusion pharmacy program to meet the growing needs of our patient population,” said Joan Haltom, PharmD, FKSHP, System Director of Pharmacy, Ephraim McDowell Health. “CarepathRx was an indispensable partner throughout the development and implementation of our home infusion pharmacy, and we are excited to welcome our first patients.”
“This is an exciting partnership, and we are happy to be working with Ephraim McDowell,” said Mark Mikhael, Chief Pharmacy Officer, at CarepathRx Infusion Solutions. “By managing the home infusion, the patient benefits from improved continuity of care from a provider they know and trust.”
CarepathRx is transforming pharmacy care delivery for health systems and hospitals, delivering improved patient outcomes that drive clinical, quality, and financial results. Through the industry’s most comprehensive, end-to-end hospital pharmacy care delivery model, CarepathRx is turning hospital pharmacy into an active care management strategy and revenue generator while providing support across the patient’s complete healthcare journey. The company takes an enterprise approach, providing a powerful combination of technology, market-leading clinical pharmacy services, and wrap-around services that optimize pharmacy performance across the enterprise for fully integrated pharmacy operations, expanded healthcare services, improved ambulatory access, minimized clinical variation and new health system revenue streams. Today, CarepathRx serves more than 15 health systems and 600 hospitals, with more than 1,500 employees nationwide. For more information about CarepathRx, visit www.carepathrxllc.com.