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Genoa Healthcare expands to California

Genoa Healthcare expands to California

RENTON, Wash. — Genoa Healthcare’s unique pharmacy model, customized to the needs of those living with behavioral health and addiction issues, is making its California debut at Telecare Corporation’s Orange County Assisted Outpatient Treatment program. While this is Genoa Healthcare’s first pharmacy in California, the organization operates more than 425 pharmacies in behavioral health centers

Genoa Healthcare moves to Renton headquarters

Genoa Healthcare moves to Renton headquarters

RENTON, Wash. — Genoa Healthcare announced it has moved its corporate headquarters from Tukwila, Wash. to Triton Towers Three, located at 707 South Grady Way, in Renton, Wash. While most of the company’s nearly 2,000 employees work in its more than 400 pharmacies across the country, the move will bring about 125 staff from the

Genoa Healthcare opens doors to 400th pharmacy

Genoa Healthcare opens doors to 400th pharmacy

RENTON, Wash. — Behavioral health pharmacy operator Genoa Healthcare has opened its 400th location in its home state. Tukwila, Wash.-based Genoa on Thursday held the grand opening of its newest pharmacy at Comprehensive Life Resources, a nonprofit behavioral health center in Renton. About 175 people attended the ribbon-cutting event, including John Figueroa, chief executive officer of Genoa

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

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

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