New Pharmacy Leadership at Mercy
Mercy Medical Center, a member of Catholic Health Services, recently announced appointments to its Pharmacy Department.
Mark Macchia, PharmD., has been appointed pharmacy director. He is a registered pharmacist with extensive experience in hospital pharmacy administration at various New York facilities, most recently serving as associate director of pharmacy at Mercy. His accomplishments include improving regulatory compliance, re-engineering medication distribution processes and implementing new clinical services and pharmacy information systems. Mr. Macchia holds a master’s of business administration from St John’s University and a doctorate in pharmacy from Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences.
Anne-Marie Kesicier has been named assistant director of pharmacy. She’s been at Mercy since 2007 and served as the manager, clinical pharmacy services, since 2010. While at Mercy, she expanded the clinical pharmacy services, chaired the Catholic Health Services (CHS) system-wide Diabetes Management Committee, standardized the hospital formulary within the CHS system, developed the smart infusion pump drug library and initiated Mercy’s Antimicrobial Stewardship Program. Prior to joining Mercy, Ms. Kesicier held various positions at Mount Sinai Medical Center.
For more information, visit www.mercymedicalcenter.chsli.org or call 516-62-MERCY (3729).
About Mercy Medical Center
Celebrating more than 100 years, Mercy Medical Center in Rockville Centre is designated a Breast Imaging Center of Excellence by the American College of Radiology, as well as a Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence® by the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery. Mercy is also the recipient of an Outstanding Achievement Award from the Commission on Cancer of the American College of Surgeons and consecutive Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Awards from the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association. And, in recognition of the value it places on superior nursing care, Mercy has the Pathway to Excellence® designation from the American Nurses Credentialing Center. Mercy provides comprehensive medical and surgical care and is a leader in minimally-invasive surgery, joint-replacement, orthopedic surgery, sports medicine, spine and neurosurgery, in-patient acute rehabilitation, diagnostic and interventional radiology, maternity and newborn services and women’s health. Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence® is a registered trademark of the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS). Mery is a member of Catholic Health Services of Long Island (CHSLI.). Contact us at 516-62-MERCY or www.mercymedicalcenter.chsli.org