We order Urgent Medications from Metropolitan Pharmacy. Please note that the pharmacy closes at 3:00 p.m. so you should call prior to then and make sure the patient can go before then too. The pharmacy is closed on Sunday.
Confirm that they are open MetroRX (Metropolitan) | 212-831-1000
- Get price quote
- Inform pharmacist you are calling from EHHOP and are sending a patient today to pick up a script
- Inform Head TS on sign out
Order the prescription in Epic ("E-prescription").
- In the SIG write: "This is for an EHHOP patient."
Give patient the address to MetroRx pharmacy for same day pick up. Address: 1976 Second Avenue, New York, NY 10029
Need more context? See detailed instructions below.
Case: When patients urgently need medication now without which they’d be at high risk (e.g. antibiotics for UTI, refilling SSRI supply for the weekend, 2 day supply of pain medications to tide them over until they can pick up a full script at Sinai pharmacy).
Solutions: MetroRX (Metropolitan) Pharmacy
Procedure for MetroRX (Metropolitan) Pharmacy:E-prescribe
Step 1: Call MetroRX pharmacy to confirm that they are open MetroRX (Metropolitan) | 212-831-1000 number. Let the pharmacist know you are sending an EHHOP patient to pick up a script so they expect the patient. Also, ask them for a price quote for the script, and inform the Head TS on sign out. NOTE: They usually close by 3pm on Saturdays, and are closed on Sundays NOTE: They usually close by 3pm on Saturdays, and are closed on Sundays
Step 2: E-prescribe the med to MetroRX (Metropolitan) Pharmacy by clicking the pharmacy button in "Order Entry". To search for this pharmacy, use the pharmacy name, address (1976 Second Avenue, New York, NY 10029), and phone number: MetroRX (Metropolitan) | 212-831-1000 number. NOTE: You MUST change the pharmacy for ONLY THIS SCRIPT, since the default pharmacy for EHHOP patients is ICAHN SCHOOL OF MEDICINE PHARMACY. Please write n the SIG: "This is for an EHHOP patient."
Step 3: Call MetroRX to confirm they received the e-prescription MetroRX (Metropolitan) | 212-831-1000 number.