HALIFAX, June 1, 2012 /CNW/ - STI, innovative solution provider for the
Canadian healthcare market, announces the national launch of the STI
Pharmacy Partner Program at the Canadian Pharmacists Association
Conference this weekend in Whistler, BC.
Some of the country's largest chain and banner pharmacies including
Pharmasave, PharmaChoice, Canada Safeway, Costco Pharmacy, Murphy's
Pharmacies in addition to thousands of independent pharmacies are
founding members of the program, which is available to all pharmacies
from coast to coast.
The STI Pharmacy Partner Program is designed to support pharmacy as they
adapt to the changing environment and combat the challenges of generic
drug reform. Pharmacy partners can choose to participate in exclusive
STI programs such as blood glucose meter reimbursement, patient
insight, co-branded promotions and patient benefit card distribution.
These programs promote pharmacy loyalty leading to an increase in
overall pharmacy business.
The STI Pharmacy Partner Program comes with a members-only website that
provides pharmacy with easy access to STI program information and
allows for an open communication channel with pharmacy. The program
website provides tools such as: online customer support, store level
activity reporting, and card ordering, all packaged for pharmacy at no
"STI was founded on the belief that pharmacy and pharmacists play an
integral role in a patient's overall health care," says Steve Nicolle,
CEO of STI. "The STI Pharmacy Partner Program was designed in
consultation with pharmacy to help them to thrive in light of their
changing business environment."
STI provides various programs that get processed through thousands of
pharmacies across Canada daily, such as alternative sampling, patient
assistance, patient benefit, market access, and meter and device
reimbursement. In addition to the programs STI provides pharmacy at no
cost, they also offer innovative cloud-based software solutions that
allow pharmacy to run paperless customized professional pharmacy
services, such as immunization and wellness clinics. Members of the
STI Pharmacy Partner Program also receive a discount on the STI
Pharmacy Services Software.
"STI has been a strategic business partner and we participate in their
innovative programs on a regular basis. Working with STI on an
immunization management system helped our pharmacists to effectively
provide immunization clinics, create and manage our immunization
records, as well as significantly improve processing efficiency," Says
Stacy Johnson, Director of Pharmacy Services, Canada Safeway.
SOURCE STI Technologies Limited
For further information:
Mary Jane Leslie, Marketing Associate