Patients, community members and staff have access to a wide range of pharmacy services at Adirondack Medical Center - Saranac Lake. There are also services available to help patients manage chronic medical conditions. As part of the Adirondack Health’s integrated medical team, pharmacists are a part of an exceptional healthcare experience, providing best-in-class medication expertise.
A convenient retail pharmacy is located off the lobby of Adirondack Medical Center. The retail pharmacy provides:
Hours: Our outpatient pharmacy hours are temporarily reduced to 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday due to the pandemic. Check back for future updates.
As part of Adirondack Health multidisciplinary team, pharmacist help ensure the safety, and effectiveness of all medications patients are given while in the hospital. Pharmacists also provide education and consultation to patients in the hospital. Services include:
Patients receiving care at any of our health centers and have a chronic illness or are taking several medications have access to an Ambulatory Care Pharmacist. This trained medical professional collaborates with the healthcare team to provide patients with direct support. The pharmacist will evaluate medication effectiveness, offer adjustment as needed, and coordinate access to additional treatment or services as part of the patient's ongoing care. This may also include counseling and ordering of screening procedures.
Our inpatient/outpatient pharmacy has six full-time pharmacists, and seven technicians. Our pharmacists have a variety of education/ training and specialize in many areas including diabetes, pain management, antibiotic selection, oncology and anticoagulation. All of the technicians in the pharmacy have earned or are in the process of earning a Certified Pharmacy Technicians designation.