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.
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.
We provide medical infusion therapy in three Jackson locations: