White Plains (N.Y.) Hospital recently unveiled a new Infusion Center for patients needing chemotherapy and other infusion treatments.
The renovated 10,000-square-foot space, located on the third floor of the Dickstein Cancer Treatment Center, includes nine private infusion bays complete with individual TV and temperature control, as well as Wifi access, along with new furnishings, according to a news release.
Additional chemotherapy chairs in a communal space are part of the new center.
With the continued success of our cancer program in recent years, we have been faced with the challenge of running out of space, Una Hopkins, DNP, RN, administrative director of the cancer program, said in the release.
The infusion center was initiated out of a need for more room because of the hospitals growing patient volume in its cancer program.
More extensive renovations to the hospitals cancer center are currently underway. In addition to the new infusion center, the hospital is renovating other areas of the Dickstein Cancer Treatment Center and constructing a 40,000-square-foot building for physician office space and patient consultations that will connect to Dickstein.