Infusion Center

South Nassau Outpatient Infusion Center

The skilled and compassionate Infusion Services team at South Nassau Communities Hospital is designed to provide a comfortable, quiet and patient-focused environment for those receiving infusions, including chemotherapy, intravenous drug therapy, blood transfusions and antibiotic therapy. The highly trained professional staff, which includes infusion physician and nurse practitioners, maintains close communication and coordination with referring physicians throughout any prescribed courses of treatment.

The comfortable recliners and artwork help the treatment time pass pleasantly as patients enjoy their favorite programming, a good book or ipads. The center offers physicians and patients easy access for appointments, as well as support for patients to secure authorization from insurers. The team offers comprehensive infusion services and the peace of mind of on-site health care providers in a hospital setting. Treatments are administered in semi-private setting.

Comprehensive Treatment Options
The staff at the center works with a diverse population of patients. The Infusion Services team specializes in intravenous (IV) treatments. Services and treatments provided here include:

  • Chemotherapy
  • Hydration therapy
  • Intravenous therapies, such as:
    • IV antibiotic therapy
    • IV anti-emetic care
    • IV immune globulin
  • Monoclonal antibodies
  • Transfusions of blood products

During infusion or IV therapy, medication or fluids are delivered directly into your body through a thin catheter or needle. To help ensure maximum safety, electronic computerized pumps control the rate of the infusion so that you get just the right amount of medicine or fluids in the right amount of time. Infusions can be delivered through both peripherally inserted central catheter lines and central lines. To help you get the most out of your treatments, the skilled outpatient infusion team1offers other helpful support services, such as:

  • Assessment and evaluation of your condition
  • Educational and instructional materials to help you and your family members better understand your care and treatment
  • Ongoing collaboration with your primary care physician or oncologist

The Team
Infusion services are provided by experienced nurse clinicians who specialize intravenous treatment. A clinical pharmacist is available to assist nursing staff in the pharmacologic management of certain disease states requiring frequent medication administration.

Amenities:

  • WiFi
  • iPads
  • Meals
  • Parking
  • Wheelchair assistance
  • Patient/family education

Location and Hours
The outpatient infusion treatment area is located in the F building, 4th floor on the South Nassau Communities Hospital main campus. The treatment area is open Monday to Friday, 8:00am - 5:00pm. We work with patients to provide a treatment schedule that provides minimal disruption to their activities of daily living. Families are welcomed and encourages to accompany patients as involvement and understanding of the clinical regimen supports compliance.

Call for an Appointment
To schedule an appointment in the outpatient infusion services, please call (516) 497-7496. A physician’s order is required for treatment.

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