Hematology and Oncology
The Elizabethtown Community Hospital Infusion Center and Ticonderoga Campus offer easy access and a comfortable setting for administering intravenous medications, blood, fluids, and other infusion therapies to outpatients. Infusion therapy is the term often used for the dispensing of medication through a needle or catheter. Registered nurses administer and monitor your infusion requirements with direction from physician providers.
ECH is proud of the quality outcomes achieved by the professional staff of registered nurses and pharmacists specifically trained for infusion care. Personalized interaction and education assure a thorough understanding for patients and their families.
Common infusions at the center include:
- blood transfusions
- biological treatments for rheumatoid arthritis
- crohn’s disease
- iron replacement therapy
- multiple sclerosis
- plaque psoriasis
- ulcerative colitis
Additional drugs and therapeutic agents infused for other needs may be accommodated.
As part of ECH the Infusion Center gives patients immediate access to all the ancillary services provided on campus including laboratory, imaging, diagnostic, emergency room and cardio pulmonary.