FAQs

Who?

Who uses infusion therapy? Patients requiring medications that require administration through intravenous, intra-muscular, subcutaneous or intra-spinal routes of administration need infusion pharmacy services.

What?

Infusion therapy is a team process involving the physician, pharmacist and nurse working together to support and care for the patient. Anti-Infectives for severe infection, Pain Management for treatment of cancer, disease or trauma pain, Nutritional Support by intravenous or gastric feeding methods and many other therapies for a wide range of conditions. Multiple Sclerosis, Congestive Heart Failure, Crohn’s, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Neurological Diseases, Diabetes, Post Surgical Care and many other conditions are treated by the Altius Healthcare infusion team.

Where?

Altius Healthcare services patients in the home, assisted living home, physician’s office, ambulatory infusion centers or other alternate sites. Altius Healthcare provides services throughout the desert southwest. Primary service areas are in Arizona with outreach to Nevada. Services are provided 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. An Altius Healthcare professional is always available to provide service and care to our Patients.

How?

How to get services? Call 800-531-2469. Physicians, clinics, skilled nursing facilities, hospitals and other health care professionals can reach Altius Healthcare 24 hrs a day, 7 days a week.  Patients can make inquiries directly to an Altius Healthcare pharmacist or nurse. We will follow through with the physician to coordinate implementation of any needed therapy. The physicians order is thoroughly reviewed for accuracy and appropriateness of treatment plan by the Altius Healthcare pharmacist and nurse. The therapy is fully discussed with the patient, family and home caregivers. The Altius pharmacist will discuss the medication profile including the therapies intended use, drug storage, administration procedures and possible drug side effects. The Altius nurse will work with the patient and caregivers to ensure proper administration is accomplished. Training and education is provided by the nurse, to be sure the therapy is safe of self-administration. Altius Healthcare reimbursement and financial specialists work to secure the ultimate financial security for the patient. Altius Healthcare is a contracted provider for most medical insurance groups as well as Medicare, Medicare Part D and Medicaid programs.

Bullhead City
Phone: (928) 758.8149
Fax: (928) 758.8160

Casa Grande
Phone: (520) 381.1998
Fax: (520) 381.1999

Flagstaff
Phone: (928) 233.6540
Fax: (928) 233.6542
Kingman/Lake Havasu
Phone: (928) 758.8149
Fax: (928) 758.8160

Page
Phone: (800) 531.2469
Fax: (928) 708.0288

Payson
Phone: (928) 596.6540
Fax: (928) 596.6542
Phoenix
Phone: (602) 344.6540
Fax: (602) 344.6542

Prescott
Phone: (928) 708.0025
Fax: (928) 708.0288

Show Low
Phone: (928) 532.8149
Fax: (928) 532.8160
Sierra Vista
Phone: (520) 795.0111
Fax: (520) 795.2332

Tucson
Phone: (520) 795.0111
Fax: (520) 795.2332

Yuma
Phone: (928) 373.0101
Fax: (928) 373.9898