IV Infusion Therapy
Your healthcare provider may have informed you that you need to receive intravenous (IV) infusions of a medication to treat your health condition. Infusion therapy is prescribed when a patient's condition cannot be treated effectively by oral medications. For many rheumatology, neurology, oncology, hematology, and infectious disease patients, advances in biotechnology medicines and equipment have made it possible for them to receive advanced therapies intravenously, directly into the bloodstream, to treat or manage their conditions.
Common Conditions Treated
Diseases commonly requiring infusion therapy include infections that are unresponsive to oral antibiotics, cancer and cancer-related pain, dehydration, gastrointestinal diseases or disorders, congestive heart failure, Crohn's Disease, lupus, hemophilia, immune deficiencies, asthma, migraine, osteomyelitis, multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, CIPD, and more.
Benefits of Outpatient IV Therapy
Infusion Therapy allows you to spend more time with friends and family in your own environment and less time in the hospital. This method of treatment offers a decreased risk of infections so you are able to return to work or school more comfortably and safely. Medical costs are lower because you receive care on a come-and-go basis rather than as part of a hospital stay.
Often it is recommended you receive a series of IV's as part of your care plan. It is important to work with an experienced team at an outpatient facility that is close to home for your convenience.
Infusion Therapy at CCH
Here at CCH, we have the Infusion Center conveniently located within the hospital, which provides a comfortable, relaxing environment to receive infusion therapy services that are safe and effective and have clinically trained, licensed healthcare professionals attending to their needs.
This area provides private rooms for each patient with recliners, televisions and beds, if needed, that offer privacy and plenty of room for family or caregivers to be with the patient. Patients may be scheduled for a single visit or come for services regularly over weeks, months or years.
Outpatient Infusion Therapy is a benefit on most insurance policies and is a lower cost alternative than inpatient hospitalization, emergency room visits, and in-home services.
Most insurances accepted with a wide range of options available.
Partial List of Our Services and Treatments
To learn more about our services and our referral process, please call 270-704-4434. Appointments can be scheduled Monday through Thursday 8AM - 5PM; however, IV therapy patients can be accommodated 24 hours a day/7 days a week.
Referral Fax Line: 1-877-249-1191