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Ocean Medical Center Opens New Outpatient Pharmacy with Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

Ocean Medical Center

What you need to know

Ocean Medical Center recently celebrated the opening of their new pharmacy with a ribbon cutting ceremony.

The new pharmacy is more than double its previous space and is now easily accessible with an exterior entrance near the parking lot.  Services include fulfilling prescriptions for team members, patients being discharged, and to provide hard to find medical supplies and high-quality nutritionals for the community.

The pharmacy’s inventory has also been expanded and now offers a one-stop shopping experience for prescription medications, over-the-counter and health care related products. Items available including wound care dressings, medical equipment (canes, grab bars, reachers, etc.), stockings for vascular patients, cast covers, post-stroke aids (spoons, forks, bowls, etc.), aromatherapy and natural remedies, blood pressure machines, diabetes testing kits, and more.

Ocean Medical Center is one of the first Hackensack Meridian Health hospitals to expand the outpatient pharmacies to create a new standard across the network.  The pharmacy is conveniently located on the campus of Ocean Medical Center and is open Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 7 p.m. 

For more information

To learn more about the Hackensack Meridian Health pharmacy at Ocean Medical Center, call 732-836-4545.  

L-R: Massimo Napolitano, M.D., Hackensack Meridian Health Hospitals Corporation Board; Jason Kreitner, FACHE, chief hospital executive, Ocean Medical Center; Kenneth N. Sable, M.D., MBA, FACEP, regional president, southern market; Robert C. Garrett, FACHE, CEO, HMH; Richard Epstein, RPh, MBA, vice president, Network Medication Management; Audra Manekas, Pharm.D, RPh, manager, pharmacy; Robert Schenk, RPh, director of ambulatory pharmacy services; Lisa Antonacci, Pharm.D, RPh, director of clinical operations; Pam Egnatovich, MSN, RN, CEN, director of patient care services; Vincent Vivona, D.O., JD, FACP, FCLM, CHCQM, chief medical officer; and Marie Foley-Danecker, DPN, RN, CCRN, NE-BC, vice president, chief nursing officer.