Pharmacy industry evolves during COVID-19 as access to virtual healthcare increases
TORONTO, June 11, 2020 /CNW/ - Imagine a world where you can not only access your doctor and pharmacist online, but you can also have all your medications, vitamins and any pharmacy products you want delivered right to your door, the same day, for free. Introducing Mednow.ca, Canada's first one-stop virtual care platform that puts patients' needs first.
"We knew there was an alternative way for patients to access pharmacy services from the comfort of their homes, so we built it," said Karim Nassar, CEO and Co-Founder of Mednow.ca. "The risk that the COVID-19 pandemic posed and the need for social distancing amplified the need for a pharmacy that comes to you. Mednow.ca provides a virtual platform for Canadians to access a new way of experiencing healthcare."
Mednow.ca offers a unique set of services, including:
Mednow.ca was designed with the best patient experience in mind, it sets a new standard for quality care paired with virtual access to all pharmacy services.
"Mednow.ca developed a platform for pharmacists to be positioned as changemakers, encouraging a new way of adapting to modern health care practices that advance the pharmacy experience," said Saira Lallani, a registered Mednow.ca pharmacist. "In light of society's changing times and public demand for safer and more convenient access, embracing a new way to operate will allow our field to remain agile and capable of providing our service anytime and anywhere."
Launching first in Toronto, and rolling out across the rest of Canada over the next few months, Mednow.ca presents a unique market position of providing Torontonians new jobs, expanding business growth and contributing to the overall Canadian economy during a compromising time.
"Mednow.ca has made my life a lot easier," said Chelsea Nahmiache, a new mother from Vaughan, Ontario. "I don't have much time these days and this was a quick and easy solution to saving time and eliminating fear of being exposed to too many people. I spoke with a pharmacist online and my medication was delivered to my front door the next day (along with some other pharmacy items I needed). Staying safe and available for my family is my priority and Mednow.ca made that easy."
Using the Mednow.ca platform is simple. Visit their website at www.mednow.ca and chat with a pharmacist over the phone or via their Live Chat Box. The Mednow.ca team takes it from there and handles the ins and outs of collecting all necessary information, including communicating directly with your doctor and your insurance company, to fulfill your pharmacy needs seamlessly.
All your pharmacy needs, delivered.
Mednow.ca is pairing virtual access with exceptional care. With a patient-first mentality, Mednow.ca connects modern consumers with local pharmacies for a fast, safe, and free experience without ever having to leave their homes. Patients now have access to a network of pharmacies across Canada, free at-home delivery of medications (and all pharmacy products), a specialized PillSmart system that packages your prescriptions and vitamins by date and time, as well as access to telemedicine virtual care. Designed with access and quality care in mind, Mednow.ca provides virtual care with convenience.
Mednow.ca is completing a non-brokered private placement of up to CAD $3M at a CAD $22.9M pre-money valuation led by Gravitas Securities Inc.