What Our Infusion Center Will Provide For Your Individual Needs
Infusion therapy is prescribed when a patient's condition cannot be treated effectively by oral medications. Typically, infusion therapy means that the drug is administered intravenously. Outpatient infusion therapy is offered at Deaconess Clinic Downtown, The Chancellor Center for Oncology, Gateway Hospital, and Deaconess Hospital Main Campus.
Our professional staff of oncology/hematology physicians, pharmacists and oncology nurses is highly-skilled in infusion drug administration and work to make sure you receive the best care possible in a comfortable environment.
Why is Infusion Needed?
Deaconess Cancer Services offers infusion therapy to treat a variety of conditions.
Infections unresponsive to oral antibiotics
Infusion treatment is administered by our team of health professionals. Someone is always with you during your treatment and for a period of time afterward, to monitor you for side effects.
Deaconess Cares and Your Comfort is Our Priority
Deaconess offers private, semi-private, and open seat areas where family and friends are welcome. The infusion areas provide privacy for the patient while allowing our caring nurses the opportunity to provide close monitoring and observation. On your journey towards healing we also provide:
Food & refreshments
Heated Reclining lounge chair with massage feature
What to Expect With Your Treatments at Our Infusion Center
We care about how you feel. We want to help you in any way we can in this difficult time. Deaconess has many resources available to assist you and guide you through your treatment process. Please let our staff know how your treatments are going and how you are feeling. You will see that in your course of treatments you have good days and you will have bad days, but through it all you can count on us to be by your side. Thank you for allowing Deaconess to be a part of your medical needs.
After Your Treatment Course is Complete
When it is time for you to discharge home, we will provide you with directions that will have numbers of who to contact in case you need them, signs and symptoms to look out for, and any follow up appointments needed.
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Outpatient infusion centers are located at Chancellor Center for Oncology, Deaconess Clinic Downtown, Deaconess Hospital Main Campus, and Gateway Hospital.
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