WCI Infusion Center, Part of JMH
Patients in need of infusion therapy often have a condition that is so severe it can’t be treated with oral medications. To ease the burden of travel, Wilmot Cancer Institute Infusion Center, Part of Jones Memorial Hospital was established.
Located on the third floor at Jones Memorial Hospital, the Wilmot Cancer Institute provides oversite of the center and medical oncologists for the UR Medicine Oncology Clinic. The three oncology RNs in the Infusion Center were trained at the Wilmot Cancer Institute, using WCI policies and best practices.
The conditions commonly treated with IV infusion include: anemias, iron deficiency, hemochromatosis, polycythemia, thrombocytopenia, auto-immune thrombocytopenia purpura, migraine headaches, ankylosing spondylitis, Behcet’s disease, cancer, common variable immunodeficiency, Crohn’s disease, dermatomyositis, Guillain-Barre syndrome, iIritis, juvenile rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis, osteoporosis, pemphigus, psoriasis, psoriatic arthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, systemic lupus erythematosus, ulcerative colitis, and Wegener’s granulomatosis.
The comfort of patients is important at the Jones Memorial Infusion Center.
Each of the six infusion stations has a spacious recliner with heat and massage, an individually controlled ceiling-mounted heat panel, personalized lighting, and individual televisions.
The center also offers a nourishment station with soup and beverages, wireless internet, and USB ports to connect and charge electronic devices such as computers and cell phones and comfortable seating for companion who accompany patients to treatment.
The services provided at the Infusion Center include:
- Red blood cell transfusions
- Platelet transfusions
- Biologic therapy
- Coagulation factor infusions
- Fluid and electrolyte replacement
- Immune globulin infusion
- Iron infusions
- Therapeutic phlebotomy
- TPA instillation
- Growth factor injections
- Erythropoietin injections
- IV antibiotics
- Mediport draws/flushes
All medications are prepared by the Jones Memorial Hospital Pharmacy in a dedicated sterile environment. The JMH Pharmacy Staff has partnered with UR Medicine Pharmacy for best practices.
If you have questions, please call the WCI Infusion Center at Jones Memorial Hospital.
Messages/Appointments: (585) 596-2059
Fax: (585) 596-0131