AUSTIN, Texas, Oct. 24, 2023 /PRNewswire/ — The NICA Accreditation Program and the National Infusion Center Association are proud to announce that Ivira Infusions has earned the National Infusion Center Association (NICA) Accreditation of Excellence for Ambulatory Infusion Centers. NICA has completed a rigorous, multifaceted assessment of Ivira Infusions and determined that it has demonstrated the level of excellence required to achieve NICA Accreditation.
Becoming a NICA-accredited Ambulatory Infusion Center of Excellence (AICE) demonstrates Ivira Infusions’ commitment to consistent, high-quality, cost-effective care through compliance with the NICA Accreditation Program and Standards of Excellence for Ambulatory Infusion Centers.
“Earning the National Infusion Center Association (NICA) Accreditation of Excellence for Ambulatory Infusion Centers has been integral to our plan to ensure the best care and safety for our patients. We are thrilled Ivira Infusions is now positioned as a leader within the ambulatory infusion center channel and look forward to upholding a new level of excellence amongst our peers and competitors.”
“We are pleased that Ivira Infusions voluntarily chose to participate in the NICA Accreditation Program. Achieving the NICA Accreditation of Excellence for Ambulatory Infusion Centers demonstrates Ivira Infusions’ ongoing commitment to achieving the very best for patients. On behalf of the NICA team and the millions of patients who rely on provider-administered medications to live their best lives, thank you for your commitment to excellence in quality of care and consumer safety,” said Brian Nyquist, NICA CEO.
About Ivira Infusions
Ivira Infusions is a part of the Ivira family of services. Ivira is here for health. Ivira’s Care Compass is made up of a group of trained professionals who pair patients with Ivira’s expert healthcare team to access the clinical expertise they need. The Care Compass guides patients on their health journey and leads them on a path to discovering the best medication management and wellness package for their needs. For more information about Ivira Infusions, please visit www.ivirahealth.com/ivira-services-iv-infusions.
About the National Infusion Center Association
NICA is an independent, nonprofit trade association and accrediting body dedicated to representing ambulatory outpatient care settings where provider-administered biologics and specialty medications are prepared and administered. The NICA Standards of Excellence for Ambulatory Infusion Centers are intended to pertain to all ambulatory care settings where patients receive non-hazardous provider-administered medications via parenteral (i.e., intravenous, intramuscular, subcutaneous, or intradermal) routes.
The NICA Standards of Excellence for Ambulatory Infusion Centers were established with the following objectives:
- Reduce disparities in care quality among office-based infusion care settings;
- Support infusion providers’ efforts to implement best practices; and,
- Provide the basis for regulatory and legislative endeavors that seek to ensure facilities preparing and administering parenteral medications do so in a safe, consistent, and effective manner in accordance with evidence-based standards of care.
For more information about the NICA accreditation process or standards, please visit www.infusioncenteraccreditation.org.
SOURCE National Infusion Center Association