John Figueroa

Genoa expands via acquisition

TUKWILA, Wash. — Behavioral health pharmacy ­specialist Genoa has acquired Advanced Pharmacy Solutions (APS), which provides pharmacy services to more than 50 mental health clinics in the South. The deal will expand Genoa’s presence in Mississippi, Tennessee, Arkansas and South Carolina. Genoa, a QoL Healthcare company based here, provides pharmacy and telepsychiatry services through its

2017 Retail Forecast: Times Are A Changin’

2017 Retail Forecast: Times Are A Changin’

“The times they are a changin’,” Nobel laureate Bob Dylan sang in 1964. It’s as true now as it was 53 years ago, especially for the chain drug industry. With the incoming administration of Donald Trump, all bets are off with health care. The Affordable Care Act appears set for demise, but no one in

Genoa acquires Advanced Pharmacy Solutions

Genoa acquires Advanced Pharmacy Solutions

TUKWILA, Wash. — Behavioral health pharmacy Genoa has acquired Advanced Pharmacy Solutions (APS), a provider of pharmacy services to more than 50 mental health clinics in the South. Financial terms of the agreement weren’t disclosed. Genoa said Wednesday that the addition of APS will extend its market reach into Mississippi, Tennessee, Arkansas and South Carolina.

Genoa enters New York market

Genoa enters New York market

BAY SHORE, N.Y. — After opening its 300th pharmacy a few months ago, Genoa has achieved another milestone. The fast-growing behavioral health pharmacy has launched its first location in New York, giving the company 330 pharmacies overall. The new pharmacy is inside the Bay Shore, N.Y., facility of Family Service League, a nonprofit social service

It’s a New York premiere for Genoa

It’s a New York premiere for Genoa

For the debut of its first pharmacy in New York, Genoa brought its full executive team to the ribbon-cutting ceremony. That spoke volumes about the event’s significance for the company. Based in Tukwila, Wash., Genoa specializes in behavioral health pharmacy services. It now has 330 locations in community mental health and social services centers across

Genoa’s first New York pharmacy makes debut

Genoa’s first New York pharmacy makes debut

BAY SHORE, N.Y. — Behavioral health pharmacy Genoa is opening its first location in New York and its 330th overall. The new Genoa pharmacy, set to begin operation soon, is located inside the Bay Shore, N.Y., facility of the Family Service League, a nonprofit social service agency serving Long Island. With the New York site,

Acquisition strengthens Genoa’s ability to serve customers

TUKWILA, Wash. — Genoa is buying the behavioral health and residential care services division of Advanced Care Pharmacy Services. Financial terms were not disclosed. Genoa said the agreement includes 13 Advanced Care behavioral health pharmacies in Michigan. The acquisition will increase Genoa’s pharmacy count to 24 in Michigan and to more than 325 nationally, most

Genoa to acquire pharmacies from Advanced Care

Genoa to acquire pharmacies from Advanced Care

TUKWILA, Wash. — Genoa has agreed to acquire the behavioral health and residential care services division of Advanced Care Pharmacy Services. Financial terms of the transaction weren’t disclosed. Genoa said the agreement, expected to close by early next month, includes 13 Advanced Care behavioral health pharmacies in Michigan. The acquisition will increase Genoa’s pharmacy count

Genoa sees high Rx adherence via integrated care model

Genoa sees high Rx adherence via integrated care model

TUKWILA, Wash. — Genoa achieves higher medication adherence rates than community pharmacies through its integrated care model of pharmacies within community mental health centers, according to new research. Genoa said Tuesday that a peer-reviewed study published in the Journal of Managed Care & Specialty Pharmacy also found lower rates of hospitalization and less use of

Genoa finds niche with focus on behavioral health

Genoa finds niche with focus on behavioral health

TUKWILA, Wash. — John Figueroa knows a good health care model when he sees one. Having held leadership roles at McKesson Corp., Omnicare Inc., Coram and Apria Healthcare Group (where he remains chairman), Figueroa immediately recognized the potential in Genoa, a QoL Healthcare Company. Genoa came to Figueroa’s attention in early 2014, when Nautic Partners,

Fast-growing Genoa plans more pharmacies

Fast-growing Genoa plans more pharmacies

TUKWILA, Wash. — Genoa, a QoL Healthcare Co., is one of the fastest-growing community pharmacy operators anywhere. Specializing in pharmacy services for behavioral health patients, the organization has expanded exponentially since it was established in July 2014, when Genoa Healthcare and QoL meds were acquired and merged by private equity firm Nautic Partners. Its pharmacy

Genoa reaches milestone with its 300th store

TAMARAC, Fla. — Genoa Healthcare LLC has opened its 300th pharmacy inside a community mental health center. Its latest is in Tamarac, Fla., within a facility operated by Henderson Behavioral Health Inc., which says on its website that it annually provides “health care, housing and hope” for 30,000 people in Florida with what it calls

Genoa opens its 300th pharmacy

Genoa opens its 300th pharmacy

TUKWILA, Wash. — Behaviorial health specialist Genoa has opened its 300th pharmacy location, in Tamarac, Fla. Genoa said Thursday that its new pharmacy is located inside the Henderson Behavioral Health center. The company, which serves more than 500,000 patients annually in 41 states and the District of Columbia and fills over 10 million prescriptions a

Telepsychiatry provider is acquired by Genoa

TUKWILA, Wash.— Genoa, a QoL Healthcare company, has launched Genoa Telepsychiatry with its acquisition of 1DocWay, the nation’s largest outpatient telepsychiatry provider that offers an easy-to-use platform to connect mental health providers and patients. Genoa says that it is continually looking for ways to innovate and better serve the behavioral health community and that many