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Medical Infusion Center
The Medical Infusion Center (MIC) offers infusion therapies in a comfortable setting with a centralized care team highly-skilled in providing infusion therapies.
The Medical Infusion Center (MIC) is dedicated to delivering exceptional care to patients with a wide range of medical conditions in a safe, comfortable, and compassionate environment. Our highly-skilled nursing staff, including on-site Nurse Practitioners, have extensive experience in administering cutting-edge infusion therapies for a wide range of complex conditions. Our team collaborates closely with referring providers from clinical specialties across Mass General. MIC patients receive consistent care throughout their treatment visits. All appointments are characterized by commitment to the highest standards of quality, safety, and training.
Features of the MIC include:
The MIC is an ambulatory outpatient unit that provides non-oncology infusion services to patients at Mass General. We offer semi-private treatment areas to give patients the choice to have privacy or connect socially with others receiving treatment, and reclining chairs and warm blankets for your comfort as well as free guest-internet-access and Direct TV.
Infusion times range from 30 minutes to 6 hours depending on the treatment. During this time, we provide juice, water, coffee and light snacks. Patients are permitted to eat as usual before their infusion appointments and may also bring other food and snacks as desired.
Under cover parking is available at both our Boston and Waltham locations. Valet services are available at the Boston location. Parking fees for patients receiving their infusion treatments in Boston are equivalent to those of the main hospital. Parking in Waltham is free.
The MIC nursing team is comprised of both Registered Nurses and Nurse Practitioners who are all highly skilled in the administration of IV therapies. Our staff were recruited from a variety of nursing disciplines to ensure competent, compassionate care to patients and families during infusions. The nurses are true professionals with expertise in the placement of IVs and accessing Vascular Access Devices. The nurses collaborate daily with the Nurse Practitioners and the Nurse Manager to discuss medications, treatment requirements, and plans of care to create the best environment for each patient.
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