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Northwestern Medicine Outpatient Infusion Center (OPIC) at Palos Hospital

In Northwestern Medicine Palos Hospital


Infusion therapy is a way to deliver medication or fluids through a thin catheter or needle, usually intravenously (IV). At Northwestern Medicine, a wide range of specialized outpatient infusion services are provided by experienced registered nurses in a comfortable, peaceful setting.

During infusion or IV therapy, electronic computerized pumps control the rate of the infusion so that you safely get the right amount of medicine or fluids over the right amount of time.


Conditions Treated

  • Crohn’s disease
  • Dehydration
  • Headaches
  • Hemophilia
  • Immune deficiencies
  • Multiple sclerosis
  • Neuromuscular disorders
  • Rheumatoid arthritis

Treatments Offered

  • Blood transfusions
  • Hydration therapy
  • Injections
  • IV antibiotic therapy
  • Medication infusions

Parking and Transportation

On-site parking is available for patients and visitors.

Why Choose Us

Northwestern Medicine is proud to have five hospitals ranked among “America’s Best” by U.S. News & World Report for 2023-24. Anchored by Northwestern Memorial Hospital, the only Illinois hospital on the national Honor Roll for 12 straight years, our clinical and administrative staff and medical and science faculty come together every day with a shared commitment to superior quality, academic excellence, scientific discovery and patient safety.

With Northwestern Memorial HealthCare, we’re dedicated to consistently providing high-quality, cost-effective, patient-focused care. We seek to improve the health of the communities, individuals, family and friends we serve by delivering a broad range of services with leading medicine and compassion. Because what makes us better, makes you better.