Pharmacists Are Going Virtual, and Delivering Your Meds for Free

June 11, 2020

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, 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 "The risk that the COVID-19 pandemic posed and the need for social distancing amplified the need for a pharmacy that comes to you. provides a virtual platform for Canadians to access a new way of experiencing healthcare." offers a unique set of services, including:

  • Digital access at your fingertips to your own personal pharmacists.
  • Free, contactless same-day and next-day delivery right to your doorstep.
  • A medication management system called PillSmart™ that organizes your pills by dose in an easy-to-use pouch sorted by day and date.
  • The Karie home personal health companion that organizes, schedules, and dispenses pills with one-button technology, ensuring that patients are taking the right medication at the right time.
  • works collaboratively with the patient's doctor or can offer online physician consultations via its Online Telemedicine Partner. 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.

" 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 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, presents a unique market position of providing Torontonians new jobs, expanding business growth and contributing to the overall Canadian economy during a compromising time.

" 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 made that easy."

Using the platform is simple. Visit their website at and chat with a pharmacist over the phone or via their Live Chat Box. The 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.

About is pairing virtual access with exceptional care. With a patient-first mentality, 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, provides virtual care with convenience.

Twitter: @MednowCanada
Facebook: @mednowfb


For further information: Media Contact: Jalila Singerff, Jive PR + Digital,, e:, m: 613.614.6777

Always do your own research and make your own investment decisions. This is not a solicitation to purchase or sell securities. LaunchPad Media is not a registered investment advisor and does not purport to provide investment advice, whether implied or otherwise. LaunchPad Media does not independently verify the accuracy or the truth of the statements or representations made by issuers. This message is meant for information and educational purposes only and LaunchPad Media does not intend for this information to be used to inform an investment decision.