Hello and welcome to the Nyack Hospital Department of Pharmacy Services’ website.

The Department of Pharmacy is an integrated department that provides services to all areas of Nyack Hospital. The scope of care provided by the Department of Pharmacy is designed to meet the needs of all patients who require pharmaceutical care and to collaborate with other healthcare professionals in their roles when providing care to our patients. The pharmacy reviews and processes over two thousand medication orders a day and dispenses over 1 million doses annually.

Under the guidance of our clinical pharmacy team, our staff is recognized for their medication expertise and extraordinary care they provide.


Our mission, vision, and values are aligned with the hospitals’ and the community it serves.

MISSION
The mission of the Nyack Hospital Department of Pharmacy is to provide our expertise to individuals to optimize best practices in the use of medications. To accomplish our mission we

  • Will make medication safety our primary focus.
  • Will deliver comprehensive pharmacy services to those we serve, including patients and other healthcare providers across the continuum of care.
  • Will ensure fiscal stewardship of our limited resources.
  • Will provide high-quality educational experiences for pharmacists, support personnel, and pharmacy students.
  • Will recruit and develop staff that is empathetic, knowledgeable, and passionate about providing optimal patient care.

VISION
Our vision is to be among the best in clinical and operational excellence, patient safety, and education. To accomplish our vision we

  • Will manage patient medication therapy and provide related patient care and public health services;
  • Will be recognized as patient care providers and sought out by patients to help them achieve the most benefit from their therapy;
  • Will lead evidence-based medication use programs to implement best practices;
  • Will have an image among patients, health professionals, administrators, and public policy makers as caring and compassionate medication use experts

VALUES
The Nyack Hospital Department of Pharmacy values are aligned with that of the organization’s mission and values. They represent the crosswalk between our mission and vision and are the cornerstone of our everyday practice.

  • Safety
  • Quality
  • Teamwork
  • Respect
  • Accountability
  • Professionalism
  • Competency
  • Communication

Thank you,

Joseph Pinto, R.Ph, M.S., MHA
Director of Pharmacy Services

For further information about the Pharmacy Services at Nyack Hospital, please call 845.348. 2608).