Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center offers state-of-the-art infusion therapies at our Outpatient Infusion Center. Located in the Medical Office Center on our medical campus at 3000 N. Halsted Street, Suite 820, the Outpatient Infusion Center provides comfortable facilities and personalized service to patients who require medication infusions or injections.
Why Choose Us for Infusion Therapy?
- We recognize the importance of our patient-staff relationships and are here to help patients manage their condition for the long term.
- David Mael, MD, board-certified rheumatologist and Outpatient Infusion Center director, and our experienced nurses manage the care and treatment of our patients.
- We provide quick access to treatment _____________________ usually within one week of referral.
- With our on-site pharmacy, we provide patients with access to a full range of medications.
- Patients are treated by referral; no consultation is needed.
- Safe, efficient administration of infused medication is offered in a comfortable setting.
Our facility was designed with our patients_____________ comfort in mind. We offer recliners, blankets, Wi-Fi, televisions, DVD players, reading materials and refreshments. Other benefits:
- Quick access to treatment _____________________ usually within one week of referral
- Convenient parking
- Hospital-affiliated pharmacy services
- Care-oriented staff
- Assistance with billing, scheduling and referrals
Frequently Asked Questions
Q. Where is the Outpatient Infusion Center located?
A. The Outpatient Infusion Center is located at 3000 N. Halsted Street, Suite 820. It is in the Medical Office Center on the Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center campus, which is on the corner of Halsted Street and Wellington Avenue.
Q. Where can I park?
A. Patients may park in the Halsted Parking Garage, which is attached to the Medical Office Center. Patients can get their parking ticket validated for a discounted rate at their appointment.
Q. Will my insurance be accepted?
A. The Outpatient Infusion Center accepts many types of insurance. However, some plans and procedures may require pre-authorization. The Outpatient Infusion Center staff will submit the necessary forms to your insurance company.
Q. Can I bring visitors to my appointment?
A. You are welcome to bring a family member or friend with you to your appointment. However, due to space limitations and privacy concerns, we ask that any visitors wait in the reception lounge.
Q. Can I bring food with me to my appointment?
A. Patients are encouraged to bring snacks with them to their infusion appointments. We have a refrigerator and microwave in our kitchen area. Patients who are here longer than four hours can request a boxed lunch. Snacks and beverages are provided to all patients upon request.
Q. What resources are available to help pass the time during my infusion appointment?
A. Cable TV and magazines are available for patients in the infusion room. Patients who bring their own laptops can also access free Wi-Fi.
Q. Do you have pillows and blankets?
A. Yes, we provide pillows, blankets and recliner chairs. Patients can feel free to nap during their appointment.
Parking & Public Transportation
Parking for the Medical Office Center is available in the Halsted Parking Garage. Patient service representatives at the Information Desk in the main lobby of the hospital and on first floor of the Medical Office Center can validate your parking ticket.
We are also just a short walk from the Wellington L station and CTA buses.
Services and symptoms treated
- Osteoporosis, osteopenia, Paget’s disease: Reclast, Zometa, Aredia, Prolia
- Iron deficiencies: Venofer, Ferrlecit, Iron Dextran
- Multiple sclerosis: Tysabri, Solu-Medrol
- Rheumatoid arthritis, psoriatic arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis: Rituxan, Orencia, Actemra, Solu-Medrol, Remicade
- Crohn’s disease, ulcerative colitis: Remicade
- Immunosuppresant disorders: IVIG
We also offer:
- Aranesp, Neupogen and Neulasta subcutaneous injections
- Antipsychotic medication therapies
- ACTH (cosyntropin) stimulation testing
- Hydration therapy
- IV antibiotic therapies
- Infusions prepared in the hospital pharmacy
To ensure optimal outcomes, our team also provides the following services to support our clinical care:
- Comprehensive assessment and evaluation prior to initial treatment
- Educational resources
- Consistent care coordination and timely communication with your primary care physician