TPN Theraphy

Nourishment and peace of mind.

Nutrition sustains life and is also an important part of recovery—enabling our bodies to grow, develop, repair, and fight illness and disease.For those who are unable to consume or absorb nutrients through traditional food intake, IVMS’s home parenteral (TPN) and enteral (tube feeding) services enable the patient to receive nutrition and nourishment and maintain a clinically stable condition, all in the familiarity and comfort of home.

Our patient care managers oversee the patient’s treatment from beginning to end, resulting in a high rate of success.  Our commitment to providing the highest-quality personalized care, our efforts to help our patients maintain dignity and quality of life, and our unsurpassed clinical and nutritional expertise combine to offer a comfortable, cost-effective alternative to hospital stays, thus reducing the chance of infection and the potential for complications.

Whether your loved one requires hospital-to-home coordination, pre-discharge care, or in-home education for the patient and/or their caregivers, our nutrition and clinical support team is available 24/7.  The patient’s nutritional needs are closely monitored by a registered dietician and therapy is managed with an individual, disease-specific approach.  When needed, IVMS is available to advocate for the patient with insurance companies, healthcare providers, and other third parties.

Each therapy is individualized for the patient’s nutritional and medical requirements, and administered in the manner and on the schedule that suits their needs.

TPN indications include:

  • Collagen Vascular Disease
  • Congenital Anomalies
  • Crohn’s Disease
  • GI Neoplasms
  • Hyperemesis
  • Hypermetabloc States
  • Malnutrition/Malabsorption
  • Mesentric Artery Infarction
  • Pancreatitis
  • Pseudo-obstruction
  • Radiation Enteritis
  • Short Bowel Syndrome
  • Weight Loss Surgery Complications

Our TPN Program is comprised of several components, offering complete and coordinated care from prescription to recovery:

  • Identification and assessment of needs
  • Evidenced-based clinical protocols
  • Collaborative practice models
  • Patient self-management protocols
  • Ongoing process assessment resulting in improved outcomes
  • Ongoing collaborative communication between patient, physician, health plans and ancillary providers

We manage and monitor all aspects of care, including:

  • Weight tracking
  • Glucose monitoring
  • Central line maintenance
  • Feeding tube maintenance and site care
  • Transition to oral diet
  • Micronutrient deficiency assessment
  • Anthropometric measurements
  • Fluid and electrolyte monitoring
  • Intake and output assessment as applicable
  • Financial impact and assistance from community, manufacturer and/or government programs
  • Referrals to community and national support groups

Our “One Team” Approach to Your Therapy

At IVMS, our comprehensive service offering and “one team” approach to healthcare ensures that the care and service you receive is always compassionate, coordinated, consistent, and hassle-free.  Because we have the ability to oversee your therapy from start to finish, the process is streamlined, allowing you to concentrate on what’s most important: your health.
Our individualized approach to your treatment provides you with the medications and therapies that are right for you—all customized for your unique needs.  If you elect to use IVMS after having used another provider, we help make the transition seamless and the care continuous.  If you are new to TPN therapy, we work closely with your healthcare provider to develop a treatment that’s just right for you.

Our patient care managers are on your side, and our staff of experienced pharmacists, nurses, insurance experts, and office staff are there to support you and your caretakers every step of the way.  Our services include:

  • Prescription Fulfillment and Delivery: We purchase, store, and distribute a wide range of products and supplies for use in home care, infusion clinics, or physician’s offices. Through careful inventory management, we minimize the potential for product shortages, and our delivery service is among the most timely and dependable.
  • 24-Hour Pharmacists: Our pharmacists are on call around the clock, available to speak with you and address any questions or concerns you may have—whether you have a question about dosage, need information or consultation regarding a treatment, or need to monitor side effects.
  • Experienced RN’s:Therapies are always administered by an experienced Registered Nurse who will remain with the client during the entire infusion.
  • Insurance Processing: IV Med Services manages prescription drug benefit research, claim filing, and collection of reimbursements, so that you don’t have to.
  • Dependable Scheduling: Our experienced infusion nurses are assigned to a limited number of cases.  This careful coordination allows for flexible scheduling to meet your needs, and ensures the highest level of dependability. 

Choosing IVMS and Specialty Pharmacy

When you choose IVMS and our Specialty Pharmacy, you’re assured the following additional benefits and services:

  • Case management coordination
  • Clinical outcomes monitoring
  • Educational programs/materials
  • Reimbursement management
  • Quality assurance expertise
  • Experienced infusion nurses
  • Options for location of administration of therapy (home, clinic, physician’s office, infusion suite or other site)
  • Related drugs and supplies provided
  • Local service and support
  • Timely delivery of IVIG to your preferred service site

For more information:

You can learn more about our services by exploring our website, or by contacting us at 1-866-696-8143.  Press ‘0’ during the hours of 9 a.m. – 6 p.m., Monday through Friday, to speak to an IVMS staff member, who will be pleased to answer all of your questions and help you decide if our services are right for you or your loved one.