Home Infusion Services Pickup & Delivery
Bluegrass Medical provides pickup and delivery services for home infusion therapy. We deliver prescriptions and medical equipment directly to patient homes!
What is Home Infusion Services?
Home infusion therapy involves the intravenous or subcutaneous administration of drugs or biologicals to an individual at home. The components needed to perform home infusion include the drug (for example, antivirals, immune globulin), equipment (for example, a pump), and supplies (for example, tubing and catheters).
Likewise, nursing services are necessary to train and educate the patient and caregivers on the safe administration of infusion drugs in the home. Nurses typically train the patient or caregiver to self-administer the drug, educate on side effects and goals of therapy, and visit periodically to assess the infusion site and provide dressing changes.
The home infusion process typically requires coordination among multiple entities, including patients, physicians, hospital discharge planners, health plans, home infusion pharmacies, courier services, and, if applicable, home health agencies.
Infusion Therapy Benefits
With home infusion therapy, patients can receive treatment in the comfort of their homes, as well as at alternate treatment sites. Our goal is to ensure a positive patient experience while receiving pickup and delivery services from Bluegrass Medical Courier. Our caring staff is available for pickup and delivery through every step of the home infusion process.
To deliver or not deliver?
Whether to offer prescription delivery depends on your pharmacy. Among the considerations are what you’re losing by not offering a prescription delivery service, which could include current and new patients. The demand is huge and it’s only growing.
Benefits like increased revenue and customer/patient retention make Bluegrass Medical Courier & Logistics a necessity.
Simply offering delivery can boost a pharmacies’ revenue 6 to 8 percent on average within the first four months. If the restaurant industry is any indication, those percentages reflect the low-end of growth pharmacies could experience with delivery. In an industry where margins continue to plummet, the bump in revenue could be a big deal for business.
Studies also show that home delivery increases patients’ adherence, especially for those with chronic conditions. If your patients with chronic conditions boost their adherence, they’ll boost your revenue, too. Why? Refilled medications earn more revenue than those left on the shelf.
Gaining new patients
Prescription delivery can also deliver new patients through your doors. In a survey by Drug Store News, 70 percent of patients said location mattered most when it came to their pharmacy. For independent pharmacies that can’t afford to build more brick-and-mortar locations, that’s an issue.
But delivery broadens your footprint. It enables you to reach patients who otherwise wouldn’t come to your location. When a retail business like an independent pharmacy offers delivery, they expand their ‘storefront’ to an entire neighborhood, city, or even a region. Your business is no longer constrained by location, so they become accessible to everyone, and anytime.
The Drug Store News survey also revealed that 94 percent of patients care about convenience above all else. And, delivery offers the supreme convenience.
Improving patient relationships
Deliveries can serve as an extra connection point with patients when Bluegrass Medical's Certified Medical Privacy Professionals™ deliver for your pharmacy.
Making it work
Starting a delivery service doesn’t come without risk. If not done well, it could do more harm than good. This is why you need the professionals at Bluegrass Medical Courier & Logistics.
With us, you don't ever have to worry about:
- Vehicle purchase
- and maintenance such as tire changes, oil changes, gasoline, etc.
- Insurance Coverage
- Background Checks
- Late Delivery
- Delivery Software to comply with HIPPA
These administrative tasks come with costs. As with service, administrative responsibilities only increase. Make weighing the burden of these requirements against the benefits of offering a delivery service your starting point.
Bluegrass Medical Courier & Logistics supply drivers guaranteed to make same-day deliveries. We handle orders and payments, serving as coordinators between you and patients.
Let's Begin our Pharmacy Delivery Partnership
Contact Bluegrass Medical Courier & Logistics to be your pharmacy delivery service today!