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Genoa Healthcare Named a Preferred Telepsychiatry and Pharmacy Vendor for Virginia

January 6, 2020

By Samir Malik, EVP and GM of Genoa Telepsychiatry The Commonwealth of Virginia has consistently been a leader in evolving mental health services. Since 1968, when the Commonwealth first established the Community Service Board (CSB) model to ensure mental health needs were addressed, Virginia has developed critical and effective...

Genoa Healthcare Announces Winners of 2019 National Art Contest

November 13, 2019

Genoa Healthcare has announced the winners of its annual nationwide art contest, which drew over 700 submissions this year, more than twice as many as 2018. Thirteen winning pieces will be featured in Genoa Healthcare’s 2020 calendar that is distributed to Genoa’s nearly 500 pharmacies across the country. Two...

Building a TeleMAT Program: Core Challenges and Keys to Success

November 4, 2019

By Mubeen Malik, Vice President, Telepsychiatry Operations, Genoa Healthcare Medication-assisted treatment (MAT), or the combination of behavioral therapy and medications, is a powerful tool for communities wrestling with substance abuse such as opioid addiction. In many of these communities, Community Mental Health Centers (CMHCs) play an important role in...

Navigating Generic Drug Shortages in Behavioral Health

September 4, 2019

By Stephanie Kornechuk, Pharm D Senior Vice President, Procurement & Network Management, Genoa Healthcare New drug approvals have created new treatment options for those living with mental illness and substance use disorder. However, recent drug shortages have made it difficult for many doctors and patients to get the medicines...

Proving That Telepsychiatry Increases Access to and Frequency of Care

May 15, 2019

By Samir Malik, Executive Vice President, General Manager, Genoa Healthcare Telepsychiatry Over the past 10 years, telepsychiatry has grown from a novel idea used in academic and experimental settings to an increasingly mainstream way to provide psychiatric care. Over 1 million appointments have been delivered nationwide, and the industry...

“I really live and breathe my art.” ~William Butcheé Jr.

January 8, 2019

Genoa Healthcare Consumer William Butcheé Jr. Wins Nationwide Art Contest William Butcheé Jr. was a curious kid with a vivid imagination. “I would disassemble toys just to see how they were put together,” said William. “Then I would think, ‘If someone can make that, I can make something.’” Butcheé...

Florida Staff Pull Together to Reopen After Hurricane Michael

October 24, 2018

Earlier this month, Hurricane Michael ripped through the Florida Panhandle and southeastern states, causing extensive flooding, blackouts, and devastation. Our Panama City, FL pharmacy, located within Life Management Center, Inc., was severely damaged, forcing us to relocate. Last week, our Panama City pharmacy staff, who were personally affected by...

Pharmacists are Untapped Resource to Improve Medication Adherence

September 21, 2018

By Melissa Odorzynski, PharmD, MPH One of the earliest lessons I learned as a young pharmacist, working at a community mental health center in Madison, Wisconsin, was how critically important it is for people with behavioral health issues to stick with their medication plan, also known as medication adherence....

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