BANNOCKBURN, Ill., November 29, 2016 — Option Care Enterprises, Inc., one of the nation’s leading providers of home and alternate treatment site infusion services, has been selected as a contracted provider of a new 20% formulation of subcutaneous immunoglobulin (SCIG) therapy for primary immunodeficiency (PI). CUVITRU™ [Immune Globulin Subcutaneous (Human), 20% Solution] is manufactured by Shire plc.
CUVITRU™ recently was approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to treat adult and pediatric patients two years and older with PI, a group of more than 300 genetic disorders in which part of the body’s immune system is missing or functions improperly.
“Option Care has a proven track record of providing compassionate, high-quality clinical care in the home or at alternate treatment sites to patients undergoing therapy for a variety of complex conditions, including those with primary immunodeficiency,” said Lisa Betts, Vice President, Specialty Programs, Option Care. “As one of the largest national providers of immunoglobulin therapy, we are pleased to offer CUVITRU™ to support primary immunodeficiency patients as we continue to spread awareness and improve treatment options. “
Immunoglobulin (IG) is a lifelong therapy provided to prevent recurrent infections in patients with PI, which affects as many as six million people worldwide.
Option Care 拥有由超过 1,800 多名临床专家组成的工作团队，包括药剂师和 1,200 多名输液护士。这支由经过专门培训的临床医师组成的多学科团队提供个性化的患者护理计划、临床监测每次输液，以及全面的患者和照料者教育。要获取更多信息，请致电 Option Care 的 IG 专科卓越中心：1-877-974-4844 或传真：877-974-4845。
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Option Care Enterprises, Inc. (Option Care) is one of the nation’s largest and most trusted providers of home and alternate treatment site infusion services. An industry leader, the company draws on nearly 40 years of clinical care experience to offer patient-centered therapy management. Option Care’s signature Home Infusion Plus services include the clinical management of infusion medicines, nursing support and care coordination. Option Care’s more than 1,800 clinicians — including pharmacists, nurses and dietitians — are able to provide home infusion service coverage for nearly all acute and chronic patients across the United States. Learn more at www.OptionCare.com.