HOLMDEL, N.J. - RSVP today as  The Holmdel Chamber of Commerce is going 'on the road' for the monthly October meeting, to introduce members and guests to Frank Citara, the Chief Operating Officer at Bayshore Medical Center in Holmdel.  Bayshore Medical Center will host the Holmdel Chamber attendees (and the coffee...). WHERE/WHEN?  8AM  Tuesday, October 23rd, at Bayshore Medical Center, 727 North Beers Street, Holmdel, NJ 07733. Healthcare affects every person and every business. Learn more about your local hospital and innovative healthcare . Citara will share an overall update on Bayshore Medical Center operations and provide a unique inside perspective on one of the most important areas of our economy and our lives: the delivery of quality healthcare. Want to hear and see the latest cutting edge technology for a medical hub for the home. Meet PILLO, the Robot, a new companion for home healthcare. Among many conveniences, PILLO can remind patients when to take their medications at home...The Robot PILLO is part of Hackensack Meridian's Innovative Initiatives. Demo by Hackensack Meridian Healthcare Corporate Director of Innovation and Life Sciences Albert Baker.

Enter at the main visitor lobby at the hospital and you will be directed to the conference room area. Please RSVP for this meeting by emailing here.

Also, October is breast cancer awareness month... perhaps wear a pink accessory.... If not, don't worry we will have pink awareness bracelets and take home information about breast cancer, compliments of Breast Intentions who will be present to inform us about their charitable mission and help raise awareness. Everyone present will be able to introduce themselves and their business, so get your elevator pitch on!

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More about Frank Citara: 

Citara is responsible for overseeing all campus operations, as well as programming, community relations and the medical center’s finances. Citara joined Bayshore Medical Center in 2015 as senior manager of operations, where he directed 16 operations departments and outpatient service areas to ensure patient, physician and team member satisfaction while driving the medical center’s financial performance and operational efficiencies.

Prior to joining Bayshore Medical Center, Citara spent six years as the perioperative services manager of the high volume surgical services unit of Hackensack Meridian Health Ocean Medical Center in Brick, NJ, where he oversaw all business and operations functions, as well as the team within the department.

Citara received his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from St. John’s University in New York and his Master of Business Administration from Drexel University in Philadelphia. He is a member of the American College of Healthcare Executives and resides in Manalapan, NJ, with his wife Nicole, and their two children.

The Holmdel Chamber of Commerce is an all volunteer nonprofit organization. You can join at HolmdelChamber.com You do not need to join to attend your first meeting. Holmdel Chamber usually meets at Bell Works on the last or next to last Tuesday morning. November's meeting is scheduled for November 27, 8am at Bell Works. December's is 8am on the 18th at Bell Works. Info to come... You can also email here with any questions. Have a great day!