Northside Hospital Blood and Marrow Transplant, Leukemia and Immunotherapy Unit

Unique features of the Unit include:

  • 56 bed closed & isolated facility used exclusively by blood and marrow, leukemia and immunotherapy patients
  • All private rooms with computerized electronic medical record documentation availability in each room
  • State-of-the-Art infection prevention including:
    • HEPA-filtered facility
    • Negative pressure rooms with ante-rooms to prevent cross-contamination from patient with existing infections
    • Seamless surfaces throughout Unit to eliminate colonization with infectious organisms
  • Dedicated exercise room for patients and caregivers.
    • Exercise room has a dedicated bathroom and shower.
  • Specialized pharmacy with the capacity to mix chemotherapy/immunotherapy agents. Pharmacy utilizes a computerized medication administration record (MAR) to decrease/eliminate medication errors.
  • Dedicated Family Room with computer access, internet accessibility and disease related literature.

Highly trained and dedicated unit staff

  • Entire nursing staff OCN chemotherapy and ACLS certified
  • Dedicated advanced practice providers
  • Dedicated Ph.D. health psychologist
  • Dedicated Licensed Master Social Worker
  • Dedicated clinical PharmD’s
  • Inpatient attending BMTGA physician on call 24 hrs. a day/7 days a week. No interns or residents are utilized by the Program.