February 3 2021- St. Mary’s Medical Center, part of the Palm Beach Health Network, is now partnering with Walgreens and has opened an on-site pharmacy that allows discharged patients, staff, and the general public, to order and pick up medications.  
“Having a great partner in Walgreens gives our discharged patients, and staff quick and easy access to fill medications they may need right here in our hospital, without having to make that extra drive to another location,” said Cynthia McCauley, chief executive officer at St. Mary’s Medical Center & The Palm Beach Children’s Hospital. “Having this on-site pharmacy is extremely beneficial to the care and well-being of our patients who are treated at St. Mary’s Medical Center & The Palm Beach Children’s Hospital.” 
Some of the pharmacy services include: 
Medication and disease state management for patients with cancer, multiple sclerosis, HIV, chronic inflammatory diseases, cystic fibrosis, and organ transplant 
Prior authorization and financial assistance
Free medication shipping and home delivery
Non-hazardous and non-sterile compounding
Delivery of discharge medications to patient bedside
Delivery of employee medications on campus
Over-the-counter medications
“This pharmacy creates a neighborhood health destination giving patients, staff, and the community easy and safe access to the medications they need,” said Georgia Lehoczky, registered pharmacist and regional healthcare director for South Florida and Puerto Rico, Walgreens. “This collaboration allows us to work directly with the doctors and pharmacists in a coordinated way to enhance the patient experience, and give the community the same high quality care and service they have come to expect from Walgreens.”
Walgreens has a full-time pharmacist working at the hospital location, which is open from 9am-7pm weekdays, Saturday from 9am-3pm, and closed on Sunday.
About St. Mary’s Medical Center
St. Mary’s Medical Center is a 460-bed acute care hospital located at 901 45th Street in West Palm Beach. The hospital has been serving the medical and health care needs of the greater West Palm Beach area for more than 80 years. St. Mary’s Medical Center offers a broad array of adult and pediatric services, including: a Level 1 Trauma Center, a state-designated Pediatric Trauma Referral Center, Comprehensive Stroke Center and a state-designated Brain and Spinal Cord Acute Injury Center. Additional services include the Neuroscience Center, High-Risk Obstetrical Unit with a Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU), the Institute for Advanced Orthopedics, the Rehabilitation Institute, the Memory Disorder Center, Wound Healing and Hyperbaric Medicine Center, Schwartz Dialysis Center and the Institute for Mental Health.  Pediatric services are provided at the Palm Beach Children’s Hospital at St. Mary’s Medical Center, which is the only dedicated children’s hospital between Ft. Lauderdale and Orlando. Along with 24/7 dedicated pediatric emergency and trauma care, Palm Beach Children’s Hospital’s medical staff consists of 196 pediatricians in 36 subspecialties. These include limb reconstruction and lengthening at the Paley Orthopedic and Spine Institute, pediatric oncology program, which includes membership in the Children’s Oncology Group – a clinical trials group supported by the National Cancer Institute, and pediatric orthopedics. In addition, in-house pediatric intensivists work with area pediatricians to care for children while staying at Palm Beach Children’s Hospital.  St. Mary’s Medical Center is fully accredited by the Joint Commission, the nation’s oldest and largest hospital accreditation agency, and is a member of the Children’s Hospital Association. The hospital has won many prestigious awards, including the Tenet Circle of Excellence award.  To learn more about St. Mary’s Medical Center and Palm Beach Children’s Hospital, visit www.stmarysmc.com, www.palmbeachchildrens.com or call 561-844-6300.