ATLANTA–(BUSINESS WIRE) – Guardian Pharmacy Services, one of the largest long-term care pharmacy companies in the country, and Mullaney’s, a locally owned member of the Guardian family based in Cincinnati, are pleased to announce the acquisition of Hutcheson Homecare Pharmacy. The newly acquired pharmacy operates as Hutcheson, A Guardian Pharmacy. Mullaney’s and Hutcheson jointly serve the residents in the area of assisted living and qualified nursing. People with intellectual and developmental disabilities; Rehabilitation facilities for inpatient and outpatient drug abuse; as well as home patient care. This acquisition currently serves southern Ohio and northern Kentucky and extends Mullaney’s reach throughout the state of Ohio and eastern West Virginia.
This strategic expansion comes as Mullaney is celebrating its 85th anniversary and serving the Greater Cincinnati community through LTC, retail, compounding, medical device and utilities. The agreement doubles Mullaney’s customer base and increases pharmacy staff by more than 50 percent. All current employees will remain on the staff, including Dominic Bartone who will continue to serve as Hutcheson’s operations manager.
“Since 1936, customer service and support have been at the center of all decisions we have made as a pharmacy, and this is no different. The shared values of Dominic and his team will make this a seamless transition and further strengthen our ability to focus on the needs of those we serve, ”said Tom Mullaney, RPh, President and Co-Owner of Mullaney’s.
As part of the Guardian Pharmacy Services family, Mullaney’s and Hutcheson benefit from the company’s local autonomy business model. This industry-unique model ensures that the local pharmacy team can focus on customer service to meet the specific needs of the communities, residents and individuals it serves, while Guardian’s corporate support team on the many complex business functions behind the scenes helps including data analytics, HR, IT, payments relationships, national sales and more.
“Through hard work we have built our reputation as a pharmacy with exceptional customer care and we are proud to have partners like Mullaney’s and Guardian who enable us to double that commitment,” said Dominic Bartone. “I look forward to working with Tom, Troy and their team and know that together we will continue to exceed the expectations of all we serve.”
Guardian Pharmacy Services was founded in 2004 and has 38 locations in 26 states. More information is available at www.guardianpharmacy.com.
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Guardian Pharmacy Services, headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, is one of the largest long-term care pharmacy companies in the country. Guardian’s pharmacies offer long-term care communities, including assisted living and skilled care, as well as organizations that care for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, great customer service and care for residents. www.guardianpharmacy.com.