Glens Falls Hospital's Outpatient Infusion Center is dedicated to providing patient care excellence. We offer a comfortable and convenient outpatient setting for those who require frequent infusions of medications. Infusion services are provided by a staff of registered nurses who specialize in intravenous therapy.
Patients receive their infusion on a recliner or bed and may watch DVDs on a portable DVD player, enjoy television on a large screen, use our Wi-Fi computer access, listen to music, read or simply relax.
- IV antibiotics
- IV antifungals
- Blood and blood product transfusions
- Maintenance of Central Venous access devices
- Placement of Peripherally Inserted Central Venous Catheters (PICC lines)
- IV Immune Globulin therapy (IVIG)
- Hydration therapy
- IV/IM vitamins
- Care and maintenance of intrathecal or implanted infusion pumps
- Iron infusions
- Teaching for self-administration of medications (Humira, Lovenox, treatment for Hepatitis C)
- Therapeutic Phlebotomies
- Specialty medications:
- Remicade or Orencia for Crohns, RA and Psoriatic Arthritis
- Tysabri for MS
- Boniva, Reclast, or Prolia for bone loss
- Epogen, Procrit or Aranesp for anemia due to chronic kidney disease
- Actemra and Rituxan for RA
- Xolair for allergic asthma
- Entyvio for UC or Crohns
What is Infusion Therapy?
Infusion therapy is the term often used for the administration of medication through a needle or catheter. Infusion therapy can be used to treat diseases or conditions. It can also be used to counteract the side effects of treatments.