New website enables greater choice & access to brand name medications
HALIFAX, Nov. 15, 2012 /CNW/ - STI, innovative solution provider for the
Canadian healthcare market, announces the launch of innovi.ca, which provides easy access to the country's leading patient benefit
programs, without the obligation to register or share any personal
Patient benefit programs provide supplementary coverage for prescription
drugs, enabling patients to gain access to or remain on the medication
prescribed by their physicians. Many of these programs bridge the
difference in cost between a brand drug and the generic alternative,
allowing patients to receive brand medication at the same cost as the
Patient benefit programs provide patients, healthcare professionals, and
the Canadian healthcare system with access, choice, improved adherence
and patient safety. Innovi.ca amalgamates the leading patient benefit programs into one site, with
the ability to search by the brand or generic name. The programs
incorporated in this site are immediately accessible with a
Innovi.ca is launching with many widely used programs for large brand name
medications such as Crestor, Concerta, Nexium and Plavix.
"Over a million Canadians have benefited from the choice that patient
benefit programs offer them", says Steve Nicolle, CEO of STI.
"Innovi.ca is designed to answer the top questions we are now getting,
such as "is there a program for my drug?" and "how do I get a card?"."
All patient benefit cards must be accompanied by a valid prescription
and presented at a patient's local retail pharmacy to receive
medication as prescribed.
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SOURCE: STI Technologies Limited
For further information:
Mary Jane Leslie, Marketing Associate,
STI Tel: 902-442-2071