Medical Services

Pharmacy: 201-894-3375

Englewood Hospital and Medical Center’s (EHMC) main pharmacy is located on LLO (lower level O of the Dean Street building). We are open 24 hours a day, 365 days of the year.

The following pharmaceutical services are provided to ensure the safe and appropriate use of medications to all patients in accordance with legal, regulatory and professional practice standards.

The pharmacy fills outpatient prescriptions for EHMC employees and clinic patients Monday through Friday from 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM. The EHMC pharmacy does not except insurance and all prescriptions must be paid for in cash.

Medication information and education to health care professionals, patients and families, pharmacy students and residents. In addition, publish newsletter and participate in investigational drug studies.

Medication selection and procurement, which includes purchasing authority as well as maintaining a well-controlled and continuously updated formulary in collaboration with the Pharmacy and Therapeutics committee. The formulary can be accessed via the hospital intranet.

Safe medication storage utilizing Pyxis 4000 automated dispensing machines and proper inventory control which includes routine inspections wherever medications are kept and mechanisms for handling drug recalls and deter diversion of high cost drugs and controlled substances.

Pharmacist review of all medication orders prior to their dispensing except in defined situations to reduce the potential for medication errors or misinterpretation and maintain a patient medication profile to assure appropriate drug therapy and pharmaceutical care.

A unit dose system of medication distribution for all inpatients. Medications are dispensed in ready-to-administer form as possible and not more than a 24-hour supply of doses are delivered to the patient care area at any time.

A comprehensive IV admixture service to all inpatient care units according to USP 797 guidelines. Sterile medications such as, large and small volume parenteral solutions, total parenteral nutrition, antineoplasitc agents and irrigation solutions, are prepared and labelled by appropriately trained personnel who perform scheduled quality assurance procedures.

Ongoing monitoring of adverse drug reactions, medication errors and perform drug use evaluations (DUE) to assure appropriate drug therapy.

Contact Us:
Jeff Nemeth, Director of Pharmacy: 201-894-3377
Leslie Turitz, Pharmacy Supervisor and Buyer: 201-894-3378
Paul Florio, Evening Pharmacy Supervisor: 201-894-3654
Jackie Takere, Clinical Coordinator: 201-894-4305

 

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