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NHIF Opens Enrollment for 2019 Patient Satisfaction Benchmarking

September 1, 2019
The National Home Infusion Foundation (NHIF) has opened enrollment for the initial sample interval of the Patient Satisfaction Benchmarking Program to begin January 1, 2019. Participation in benchmarking is free to NHIA member organizations that meet the eligibility criteria. The deadline to apply for participation in the first sample interval (January 1, 2019 to March 31, 2019) is December 1, 2018. Collecting and reporting industry-wide quality data has been a strategic priority for NHIA for over a decade and establishing industry-wide standards that provide context for individual results improves operational performance and quality. Benchmarking is being made possible thanks to generous support and contributions made to the National Home Infusion Foundation. Learn more about how to enroll in benchmarking.

Foundation to Launch Industry-wide Patient Satisfaction Benchmarking Program

July 25, 2018
On July 31, 2018, the National Home Infusion Foundation (NHIF) will launch the initial pilot phase of the first industry-wide benchmarking program regarding patient satisfaction with home infusion services. Patient satisfaction benchmarking will enable the establishment and publication of a national standard, making it possible for individual providers to compare their data and performance against industry norms. Providers who adopt the questions published by NHIF in 2017 and who meet additional criteria developed through work with the NHIA Outcomes Task Force, will be eligible to participate in the benchmarking program starting January 2019. Additional information regarding the Patient Satisfaction Benchmarking program will be published in the July/August issue of INFUSION magazine. Questions about the program can be sent to Connie Sullivan, Vice President of Research and Innovation at connie.sullivan@nhia.org.

Foundation Fundraiser to Support Research and Industry Benchmarking

June 13, 2018
The inaugural National Home Infusion Foundation (NHIF) Raise the Foundation fundraising event held at the NHIA Annual Conference in April exceeded expectations. The event attracted the support of thirteen corporate sponsors and more than 350 individual guests to raise over $23,000 to support the Foundation’s mission to advance the home infusion industry through education, research and leadership development programs. The NHIF Board expresses their appreciation to all who attended and looks forward to continuing the event for 2019.

Pediatric Home Service Launches “Share Your Story” Social Media Fundraising Campaign; Donations to go to National Home Infusion Foundation

September 1, 2017
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Cooper Presented National Home Infusion Foundation Home and Specialty Infusion Pharmacy Scholarship Award at NHIA Annual Conference

May 24, 2017
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Wyganowski Presented 2017 NHIF Lynn Giglione Memorial Scholarship Award for Home and Specialty Infusion Nursing at NHIA Annual Conference

May 24, 2017
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Foundation Releases Validated Patient Satisfaction Survey Questions for Home Infusion Field

April 4, 2017
The National Home Infusion Foundation (NHIF) is pleased to publish the results of its first major research initiative resulting in the creation of infusion-specific, patient satisfaction questions that are valid and reliable.  The set of 12 Uniform Patient Satisfaction Questions for Home Infusion were validated by a voluntary research panel of industry experts and went through rigorous testing with patients experienced in home infusion.  Having uniform questions allows data from multiple providers to be combined, creating industry-wide benchmarking and research opportunities to advance the home infusion field. Read the full research article or go directly to the survey questions.

Click here to read a statement from the NHIF Chair, Chris Maksym, PharmD, RPh.