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Genoa reportedly will be acquired

Genoa reportedly will be acquired

NEW YORK — UnitedHealth has tentatively agreed to buy Genoa Healthcare from private equity firm Advent International, according to a report. Under the terms of the deal, Genoa chief executive officer John Figueroa would leave the mental health center pharmacy operator, with chief commercial officer Mark Peterson taking the reins, according to the report in

New brand identity is adopted by Genoa

TUKWILA, Wash. — Genoa, a QoL Healthcare Company, announced an organizational rebranding as well as a name change to Genoa Healthcare. The comprehensive effort elevates the focus on the variety of services the organization provides for helping individuals living with behavioral health and other complex, chronic conditions. In addition to a new name, the Genoa

Genoa rebrands, now called Genoa Healthcare

Genoa rebrands, now called Genoa Healthcare

TUKWILA, Wash.– Genoa, a QoL Healthcare Company, the nation’s leading behavioral health pharmacy and largest outpatient telepsychiatry company, today announced an organizational rebrand as well as a new name, Genoa Healthcare. The comprehensive effort elevates the focus on the variety of services the organization provides for helping individuals living with behavioral health and other complex,

2018 Retail Forecast: Learning to Adapt

2018 Retail Forecast: Learning to Adapt

What will the second year of the Trump administration look like? Is the demise of the Affordable Care Act imminent? Will pharmacists get the greater role in health care they have long sought? These are among the questions top chain drug industry executives are pondering as they look to 2018. With spiraling health care costs and

Genoa telepsychiatry platform reaches milestone

Genoa telepsychiatry platform reaches milestone

TUKWILA, Wash. — Behaviorial health pharmacy Genoa has surpassed 100,000 patient visits through its telepsychiatry platform. Genoa said it reached the milestone via rapid expansion of the Genoa Telepsychiatry service. In 2017, Genoa’s telepsychiatry operations grew from 20 states to 35 states, and its provider base more than doubled from 100 to over 250. The number patients serve also surged from

Chains step up as Hurricane Irma takes toll on business

NEW YORK — Hurricane Irma, one of the most powerful storms ever to hit the United States, sent retail spending in the Miami, Fort Lauderdale and West Palm Beach area of Florida spiraling downward, with sales plunging more than 72% over a three-day period, according to payment technology company First Data Corp. The company, which

Retailers lend hand in Hurricane Irma relief

Retailers lend hand in Hurricane Irma relief

NEW YORK — Retailers stepped forward to help with relief efforts for Hurricane Irma even as they continued their own recovery efforts to get stores and other facilities back into operation. Across Florida, where Irma made landfall in the continental United States last Saturday, drug chains, supermarkets and mass merchandisers shuttered stores as winds topping

Acquisition equips Genoa for MTM

Acquisition equips Genoa for MTM

TUKWILA, Wash. — Genoa aims to take its behavioral health pharmacy care to a higher level with the launch of Genoa Medication Management Solutions. The company said that the new offering stems from its acquisition of Medication Management Systems Inc., a Minneapolis-based provider of medication therapy management (MTM) services and technology for complex, high-risk patients.

Genoa MTM acquisition leads to new pharmacy service

Genoa MTM acquisition leads to new pharmacy service

TUKWILA, Wash. — Genoa aims to take its behavioral health pharmacy care to a higher level with the launch of Genoa Medication Management Solutions. Genoa said Thursday that the new offering stems from its acquisition of Medication Management Systems Inc., a Minneapolis-based provider of medication therapy management (MTM) services and technology for complex, high-risk patients.

Changes to ACA must preserve mental health care

Changes to ACA must preserve mental health care

A young man who suffered from schizophrenia — we’ll call him Andrew — was due for a monthly injection of his long-acting antipsychotic medication on a Wednesday. But his regular prescription was held up due to a discrepancy over Andrew’s insurance benefits. Days went by without Andrew having access to his critical antipsychotic treatment. The

Genoa CEO speaks out on ACA replacement

Genoa CEO speaks out on ACA replacement

Any repeal or replacement of the Affordable Care Act shouldn’t impinge on pharmacy benefits for mental health patients, Genoa CEO John Figueroa said in a column for Managed Healthcare Executive. Figueroa noted in the article that last month the Senate mulled proposal to scale back or cut access to mental health services. Such a move would

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

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 pharmacist relishes clinical practice setting

Genoa pharmacist relishes clinical practice setting

TOPEKA, Kan. — Terica Gatewood left a retail pharmacy to work at Genoa, a QoL Healthcare Company, because she wanted a more clinical setting. At the Genoa pharmacy here, inside Valeo Behavioral Health, she has found that environment and then some. The pharmacy’s mental health specialization, accessibility, one-to-one patient counseling and collaboration with other health