Infusion Services
Meeting Patients' Needs So They Can Enjoy Their Daily Lives

Kaufman Cancer Center
500 Upper Chesapeake Drive
Bel Air, MD 21014
443-643-3220

 

The Infusion Center provides a safe and convenient environment for individuals who require frequent intravenous infusions of medications, hydration, and transfusions of blood products. We offer the highest level of clinical care without the stress or expense of inpatient hospitalization. Our comfortable environment and convenient outpatient setting supports an individual's sense of control over their illness and minimizes disruption of work and family life.

Our certified nursing team is present throughout the entire treatment process, providing venous access and medication delivery. Our patients relax in the comfort of recliners while reading a magazine, watching TV, or taking in a wonderful view.

Individuals who can benefit from the UM UCH Infusion Center include but are not limited to:

  • Individuals undergoing chemotherapy treatment
  • Individuals taking medications for pain management
  • Individuals with blood disorders
  • Individuals requiring intravenous antibiotics
  • Individuals who require intravenous treatments, but do not require admission to the hospital.

The Infusion Center specializes in intravenous (IV) treatments including but not limited to:

  • PICC line insertions and central line catheter care
  • Chemotherapy administration
  • Hydration and intravenous therapies
  • Administration of growth factors
  • IV antibiotic therapy, and immune globulin
  • IV anti-emetic care
  • Intramuscular and subcutaneous injections
  • Pain management
  • Transfusions of blood products
  • Therapeutic phlebotomy

Specialty medications administered at the Infusion Center include but are not limited to:

  • Orencia
  • Rituxan
  • Remicade
  • Reclast
  • Boniva IV
  • IV Iron
  • IVIG
  • Full spectrum of chemotherapy medications

Specialty services available include but are not limited to:

  • Bone marrow biopsies under supervision of oncologist
  • IV antibiotics for pre-dental procedures
  • Set up and maintenance of portable infusion pumps for patients

Supplemental services also support the clinical care provided. To create an optimal care experience, our team also provides:

  • Assessment and evaluations
  • Educational and instructional materials
  • Procuring specimens for lab testing
  • Ensure continuity of care through communication of patient's progress and
    updates to the referring physician
  • Participating in ongoing utilization reviews with the referring physician to
    promote the best treatment outcomes
  • Documentation in the form of treatment and progress notes,
    nursing assessments and discharge summaries

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