Hometa in the News

2021 Infusion Therapy Standards of Practice endorses Electronic Drop Counters like DripAssist

Hometa is thrilled to announce the recommendation of the use of electronic drop counters in the Infusion Therapy Standards of Practice 8th Edition [Page S69 - A.1.b.] "there are also electronic drip monitors that can be used with a gravity administration set that provide more accurate rate monitoring. 1,7,9,12-16 (IV)" The Infusion Therapy Standards of Practice have long been considered [...]

Supply Management Strategies for Offsetting IV Bag Shortages

Supply Management Strategies for Offsetting IV Bag Shortages Normally, the infusion therapy device market has been considered stable with intravenous (IV) sets maintaining a level of saturation required to meet the needs of the health care sector. But as COVID-19 continues to overwhelm even the most prepared health care systems, increased demand for IV administration [...]

Tackling Infusion Supply Shortages with Innovation and Alternative Delivery Solutions

Tackling Infusion Supply Shortages with Innovation and Alternative Delivery Solutions In the wake of COVID-19, hospitals are experiencing a marked shortage of medical supplies. Notably, infusion pump supplies—used to deliver fluid and medication critical in treating complex patients—are also growing short. In April, the Institute for Safe Medication Practices (ISMP) concluded that health care organizations were indeed [...]

New Name | Long Traditions

Hometa is one of 12 subsidiaries of Grupo PiSA Farmaceutica. Founded in 1945, the Mexican pharmaceutical giant has led the industry in quality, innovation, and patient safety for seven decades. Professor Don Miguel Alvarez Ochoa named the original company Productos Infantiles, S.A., or PiSA for short. The company was established to produce medications specifically for children, since during those days, children would be dosed with fractions of adult medications. PiSA began producing pediatric cough syrup, analgesic/antipyretic drops, and pediatric electrolyte solutions…