Nilesh Desai BS, RPh., MBA, Administrator, Pharmacy and Clinical Operations, Obstetrics-Gynecology Physician Faculty Practice
Nilesh Desai has been with Hackensack University Medical Center for the past 20 years and currently in the role as Administrator of Pharmacy and Clinical Operations. Mr. Desai is in a leadership role for the pharmacy overseeing inpatient, outpatient and retail pharmacies, and Obstetrics-Gynecology Physician Faculty Practice. Mr. Desai is also a Program Preceptor PGY1 Pharmacy Residency, Clinical Adjunct Professor with Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy and Massachusetts School of Pharmacy.
Mr. Desai is also a member of the HealthTrust Pharmacy Advisory Board, American Society of Health-System Pharmacists, New Jersey Pharmacy Leadership group, New Jersey Health system Pharmacists, American Society of Professionals in Patient Safety.
Nilesh Desai received his Bachelor of Science Degree in Pharmacy from Madras University and has received his Master’s in Business Administration (Healthcare) from University of Phoenix.
Practice Areas: Clinical & Operations (inpatient, outpatient and Retail pharmacies), Preceptor-Practice Management, Contract negotiations, Financial Planning and Budgets, Delivery of Services, Regulatory Requirements, Planning Staffing, Policy and Procedure Development, Performance Improvement, Clinical Research, Staff Development, Strategic planning, Patient safety and Information Technology.
Under the leadership of Mr. Desai a number of projects have been implemented successfully that includes EPIC (electronic health record), BCMA, NDC billing, Interoperability between EPIC and Omnicell, Beacon Oncology, Talyst carousels, Omnicell technologies, E-Prescribing, Transitions of Care, pharmacist led medication reconciliation, and decentralized pharmacist teams. Expansion of Clinical Pharmacist team with addition to specialties such as Emergency Medicine, Organ Transplant, Oncology etc… PGY-1 Pharmacy residency program expansion and addition of a PGY-2 Emergency Medicine program have also been established.