RediClinic, a leading operator of convenient care clinics, and Edison, New Jersey-based Hackensack Meridian Health announced today the opening of six additional convenient care clinics in select Rite Aid pharmacies. The new clinics, along with three previously opened clinics in Highland Park, Marlboro and Red Bank, are part of a joint venture between RediClinic and Hackensack Meridian Health announced in August 2016.
In celebration of the clinic openings, RediClinic and Hackensack Meridian Health executives will host a ribbon cutting on Monday, February 27 at 10:30 a.m. ET at the Rite Aid located at 220 Rt. 70 in Toms River.
The new Hackensack Meridian Health RediClinics are located inside the following Rite Aid pharmacies:
78 Leonardville E. Rd. in Belford
480 Route 9 South in Little Egg Harbor
75 South Main Street in Neptune
3891 Route 516 in Old Bridge
220 Rt. 70 in Toms River
811 Fischer Blvd in Toms River
Hackensack Meridian Health RediClinics are open seven days a week, including extended weekday hours. Patients can schedule same- or next-day appointments from their desktop, tablet or mobile device or simply walk in.
Patients are treated by Hackensack Meridian Health nurse practitioners who are licensed to diagnose, treat and when appropriate, prescribe medications for common medical conditions. They also provide a broad range of preventive services, including health screenings, medical tests, immunizations and basic physical exams, including back-to-school and sports physicals. For more information, including locations, hours of operation, services, insurance coverage and prices, visit www.rediclinic.com/hmh.
“Customer feedback on our first three clinics has been overwhelmingly positive,” said Dean Lin, regional president for Hackensack Meridian Health. “Our joint venture with RediClinic has allowed us to provide our award-winning care in a convenient and affordable manner to a greater number of patients, and we are excited to be expanding.”
“RediClinic’s approach to convenient care brings the vision of high-quality, convenient and affordable care to life, and partnering with Hackensack Meridian ensures that we are fully integrated into the local healthcare ecosystem,” said Web Golinkin, CEO of RediClinic.
ABOUT HACKENSACK MERIDIAN HEALTH
Hackensack Meridian Health is a leading not-for-profit health care organization that is the most comprehensive and truly integrated health care network in New Jersey, offering a complete range of medical services, innovative research and life-enhancing care. Hackensack Meridian Health comprises 13 hospitals, including two academic medical centers, two children’s hospitals and nine community hospitals, physician practices, more than 120 ambulatory care centers, surgery centers, home health services, long-term care and assisted living communities, ambulance services, lifesaving air medical transportation, fitness and wellness centers, rehabilitation centers, and urgent care and after-hours centers. Hackensack Meridian Health has 28,000 team members, more than 6,000 physicians and is a distinguished leader in health care philanthropy, committed to the health and well-being of the communities it serves.
The Network’s notable distinctions include having one of only five major academic medical centers in the nation to receive Healthgrades America’s 50 Best Hospitals Award for five or more consecutive years, the number one hospital in New Jersey as ranked by U.S. News and World Report, consistently achieving Magnet® recognition for nursing excellence from the American Nurses Credentialing Center, recipient of the John M. Eisenberg Award for Patient Safety and Quality from The Joint Commission and the National Quality Forum, a six-time recipient of Fortune’s “100 Best Companies to Work For,” one of the “20 Best Workplaces in Health Care” in the nation, and the number one “Best Place to Work for Women.” Hackensack Meridian Health is a member of AllSpire Health Partners, an interstate consortium of leading health systems, to focus on the sharing of best practices in clinical care and achieving efficiencies.
The hospitals of Hackensack Meridian Health include: academic medical centers – HackensackUMC in Hackensack, Jersey Shore University Medical Center in Neptune; children’s hospitals – Joseph M. Sanzari Children’s Hospital in Hackensack, K. Hovnanian Children’s Hospital in Neptune; community hospitals – Ocean Medical Center in Brick, Riverview Medical Center in Red Bank, HackensackUMC Mountainside in Montclair, HackensackUMC Palisades in North Bergen, Raritan Bay Medical Center in Perth Amboy, Southern Ocean Medical Center in Manahawkin, Bayshore Community Hospital in Holmdel, Raritan Bay Medical Center in Old Bridge, and HackensackUMC at Pascack Valley in Westwood.
For additional information, please visit HackensackMeridianHealth.org.
RediClinic currently operates 63 clinics inside select Rite Aid stores in the greater Philadelphia, Baltimore/Washington D.C., New Jersey and Seattle areas, and 36 clinics inside H-E-B grocery stores in Houston, Austin, and San Antonio, Texas. Since opening its first in-store clinic in 2005, RediClinic has successfully treated more than two million patients. RediClinic is a wholly owned subsidiary of the Rite Aid Corporation. For more information about clinic locations, hours of operation, services, insurance coverage and prices, visit www.rediclinic.com/hmh.