Infusion Therapy

Infusion Therapy

Infusion therapy is prescribed when oral medication is not possible, effective, or appropriate for a particular illness or patient. The therapy involves administering medicine directly into the body through a blood vessel, muscle, or the spinal cord. Infusion therapy is commonly used to treat patients with chronic illnesses such as arthritis, cancer, infections, and chronic pain. We work to make our infusion patients as comfortable as possible with reclining infusion therapy chairs, private infusion rooms, and a quiet atmosphere.

We offer infusion therapy for patients who need help with:

UMMC services related to infusion therapy include:

Schedule an Appointment

University physicians and nurse practitioners who order medical infusion through the UMMC pharmacy can schedule appointments with a patient service coordinator at one of our three infusion clinics.

To refer a patient to UMMC for medical infusion:

Locations

We provide medical infusion therapy in three Jackson locations:

Select Specialty Hospital
5903 Ridgewood Road
Jackson, MS 39211
  • Patients 16 and older
  • Monday through Friday
  • 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Wiser Hospital for Women and Infants
UMMC Main Campus
2500 N. State Street
Jackson, MS 39216
  • Young adult to older adult females
  • Monday through Thursday
  • 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

UMMC Cancer Institute at Jackson Medical Mall
350 Woodrow Wilson Drive
Jackson, MS 39213
  • Young adults to the elderly
  • Monday through Friday
  • 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.