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June 11, 2019 | 1:00 pm Eastern
Free Executive Web Briefing, Courtesy Of Genoa Healthcare

The shortage of psychiatric resources to meet the growing demand for behavioral health care services in the United States is well documented. The shortage of resources for providers serving rural and underserved communities is particularly acute with 65 percent of these consumers lacking direct access to behavioral health care.
A study co-authored by Genoa Healthcare, and recently published in the American Psychological Association’s Journal of Rural Mental Health, found that the availability of telepsychiatry services significantly improved access to behavioral health care in underserved communities.
In this executive web briefing, Samir Malik, EVP & General Manager of Telepsychiatry at Genoa Healthcare, will share how telepsychiatry, combined with in-person visits, improves the timeliness of care and increases the number of regular psychiatric appointments for rural consumers. Mr. Malik will also demonstrate how telepsychiatry services can increase access to care for consumers in other underserved communities lacking behavioral health care services.


During this 90-minute executive web briefing, attendees will:
  • Review the outcomes of the study, Increasing Access to Mental Health Care Using Hybrid Care that Includes Telepsychiatry for a Rural Population
  • Learn strategies for evaluating and implementing telepsychiatry services
  • Understand methods for assessing program performance

Featured Speakers

Samir Malik, EVP & General Manager of Telepsychiatry, Genoa Healthcare

Samir Malik is currently the Executive Vice President and General Manager of Genoa Telepsychiatry, the largest outpatient telepsychaitry provider in the country. Samir came into this role through the acquisition of his company, 1DocWay, a New York City-based telepsychiatry company, which he co-founded and served as CEO. The company expands access to mental healthcare in rural America. Samir and his team have built the technology-enabled-services company from scratch, treating over 100,000 patients across the country.

Prior to 1DocWay, Samir was the President of Signature Healthcare, and CEO of ZipCare Transportation, two healthcare service companies he started and led. These two endeavors have grown in the past 5 years from two employees to over 200, while improving access to healthcare in markets and populations in need of mental health access. From 2010 to 2012, Samir was the Director of Strategic Planning at CenterPointe Hospital, a 150-bed health system in St. Louis, Missouri, where he designed and built a new model for outpatient mental health programs across 3 states. Prior to CenterPointe Hospital, Samir’s career began with McKinsey & Co as a Business Analyst, where he focused on a wide range of strategic and operational initiatives for large organizations both inside and outside healthcare. While there, Samir served as a McKinsey Hospital Institute Fellow.

Samir received a Bachelor of Science in Economics from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, a Bachelor of Arts in Neuroscience from Penn with distinction, and a Master’s of Business Administration at Wharton in Healthcare Management. Samir and his wife Saara live in NYC.

Registration for this executive web briefing has been provided at no charge courtesy of Genoa.

Unable to attend? Still register! At the conclusion of the event, all registrants will receive a recorded copy of the executive web briefing and presentation slides.

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About Genoa Healthcare

Genoa Healthcare has been serving the behavioral health community for nearly 20 years, providing pharmacy services, telepsychiatry and medication management solutions. Today, Genoa Healthcare serves more than 800,000 individuals annually in 47 states and the District of Columbia, and fills more than 15 million prescriptions per year. Genoa Healthcare is the fifth largest drug chain in the U.S., with more than 450 pharmacies located within behavioral health centers. Visit

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