Genoa Healthcare Opens Pharmacy at Wood River Health
From left to right: Kevin Messier PharmD, Pharmacist & Site Manager, Genoa Healthcare; Greg Velander, Chief Operating Officer, WRHS; Dr. Nadia Duvilaire, Associate Medical Director, WRHS; Alison Croke, President & CEO, WRHS; Dan Fitzgerald, Vice Chair, Board of Directors, WRHS; Megan Garrity, Director of Operations, Genoa Healthcare; Jeff Del Ricci, Sales Development Director, Genoa Healthcare
Hope Valley, RI (August. 23, 2022) – On August 9, 2022, Genoa Healthcare held its grand opening of a new on-site pharmacy located within Wood River Health Services’ Hope Valley facility. The new pharmacy provides Wood River Health’s patients with a convenient option for filling prescriptions where they receive their medical, behavioral health and dental care.
Genoa Healthcare provides specialized pharmacy offerings to simplify the patient’s medication management, such as pre-filled pill organizers to help patients track their medications, convenient medication mailing options and assistance with authorizations and insurance plans.
Wood River Health Services provides high-quality and affordable medical, dental, behavioral health care and social services to community residents with fees adjusted based upon a patient’s ability to pay. Recognized as a Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) by the National Committee for Quality Assurance, Wood River Health provides Primary Care, Internal Medicine, Family Practice and Pediatric Services. By practicing integrated health care, its team of dedicated professionals work in tandem with patients to develop comprehensive treatment plans that address each individual’s unique biological, psychological and social needs.
"By offering pharmaceutical services through Genoa Healthcare at our Hope Valley site, we have truly become a one-stop shop for the members of our community," stated Alison Croke, President and CEO of Wood River Health. "Now, our patients can see their medical provider, get their lab work done and pick up their prescriptions all under one roof. By providing compassionate care and specialized services to people from all backgrounds, Wood River Health and Genoa Healthcare are working in tandem to empower our community members to improve their quality of life."
“Our proximity to care teams helps us develop a close and trusting relationship with providers and case managers – and effectively become extensions of their teams,” said Megan Garrity, Genoa director of operations for Rhode Island. “We’re looking forward to bringing our services to the Hope Valley area.”
Wood River Health Services and Genoa Healthcare leaders celebrated the grand opening with a ribbon cutting and lunch.
More information about Genoa Healthcare’s new pharmacy in Wood River Health Services can be found at WoodRiverHealth.org and genoahealthcare.com.