Infusion Center

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.

Treatments available:

  • 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.