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MEDIA ADVISORY--WALGREENS PHARMACY OPENS AT NUMC
Victor F. Politi, MD, FACP, FACEP
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 15, 2014
East Meadow, NY…………………Victor F. Politi, MD, FACP, FACEP, NuHealth’s President/CEO, will join with officials from the Walgreens Corporation to celebrate the opening of the Walgreens Pharmacy located on the first floor of the Nassau University Medical Center in East Meadow. Deeply discounted medications, offered through the federal 340B pricing program that NUMC obtains, will be available in the coming months to patients receiving treatment at NUMC’s outpatient centers or from one of NuHealth’s Family Health Centers, co-operated with the LI Federally Qualified Health Center, Inc.
Access to this medication discount program at Walgreens, with convenient location and extended hours, will help ensure compliance to prescription medications due to lower costs, continuity of treatment and help reduce morbidity, mortality and hospital readmissions. Access to medications is a challenge to many of the patients NuHealth serves and the Walgreens Pharmacy at NUMC will help address this issue.
WHEN: WEDNESDAY APRIL 16, 2014 AT 3:00PM
WHERE: WALGREENS PHARMACY AT THE NASSAU UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER
WHO: Victor F. Politi, MD, FACP, FACEP, President/CEO NuHealth System
Rodd Andrews - District Manager
Lou Morandi - Pharmacy Supervisor
Louis D'introno - Store Manager
Mark de Jongh - Health Systems Account Manager
NuHealth is a Long Island health care organization delivering essential medical care and disease and lifestyle management to everyone at every stage of life. Also known as Nassau Health Care Corporation, NuHealth is a public benefit corporation managing the operations of Nassau Medical Center, A. Holly Patterson Extended Care and a network of Family Health Centers that bring primary and specialty care out into the community. By emphasizing wellness, cultural sensitivity and collaborative efforts with the North Shore-LIJ Health System, NuHealth is working to make good care more affordable and easier to access.
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