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TAMPA, FL, March 10 2020 — Sage Infusion, an expert infusion center, today announced it has launched the first independent specialty infusion center in the heart of the Tampa Bay area. As the FDA continues to approve increasing number of infused medications to treat autoimmune conditions both patients and health insurance plans are looking to lower costs of care.
As demand for infusion care in Florida continues to grow, up over 25% since last year, patient access to affordable treatment options is becoming increasingly limited. Sage Infusion is dedicated to solving this issue by creating convenient and affordable access for patients. Being the first independent infusion center in Tampa, Sage Infusion is completely focused on servicing the needs of patients managing autoimmune conditions which include Rheumatoid Arthritis, Crohn’s Diseases, Ulcerative Colitis, Multiple Sclerosis, Severe Asthma, and Thyroid Eye Disease among many others.
“We are looking to elevate the patient experience of infusion care” said co-founder and CEO Shayan Manzar. “The cost of infusions is very high, and patients have limited options for reliable and affordable care. Our center creates a welcoming and caring environment for patients.”
Located two blocks from St. Joseph’s hospital, Sage Infusion provides an individualized infusion experience designed around the convenience and treatment needs of patients.
Sage infusion understands that patients have busy schedules to manage and believes infusion care should work around their availability. While most existing infusion providers open only during typical business hours, Sage Infusion allows patients to book appointments from early morning through late evenings as well as weekend options.
The individualized experience provides patients the option to receive infusion treatments in a semi-private room or a patient lounge designed to create a sense of community among patients. Amenities include curated beverages, free Wifi, access to tablets with streaming content, and of course, luxury recliners to relax with provided noise cancelling headphones during their visit.
Physicians want their patients to have the most cost effective treatment option and demand visibility to when and how the infusion occurred. Sage Infusion handles all aspects of the infusion appointment, including necessary insurance approvals and financial assistance investigation for patients. Sage Infusion’s clinical team works closely with the local Tampa Bay Area referring physicians to ensure the best care coordination including patient scheduling updates and treatment notes. From start to finish, Sage Infusion has truly put the infusion patient first. Whether you are new to infusion care or an existing patient, Sage Infusion welcomes you to experience their service. For further details, please visit sageinfusion.com
About Sage Infusion:
Founded in 2019, Sage Infusion offers expert infusion care for patients with autoimmune diseases without the hassle or cost of the hospital. Sage Infusion employs highly trained medical staff that work with health insurance companies and physicians to provide patients with convenient, best-in-class infusion care at the most affordable cost.