PharmaChoice West and Providen announce Joint Venture to Provide Central Fill to Western Canada

SASKATOON, Dec. 1, 2015 /CNW/ - PharmaChoice West and Providen Pharmacy Logistics today announced a joint venture to provide a total systems approach to integrated central fill support services for independent pharmacies under the PharmaChoice banner in Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Alberta, and British Columbia.

"Our plan is to launch a new central fill site located in Calgary, Alberta," says Grady Brown, CEO, PharmaChoice West.  "The goal is to help ease the burden of dispensing for the community pharmacies and to free up time for new expanded practice clinical services."  The central fill facility will provide the membership with the tools to proactively synchronize and refill prescriptions along with centralized prescription assembly, product verification, packaging, delivery and/or toting filled prescriptions back to pharmacies for patient pickup.

As part of this central fill initiative, PharmaChoice is also launching MedSync, a revolutionary clinical pharmacy program designed to assist in increasing patient adherence to chronic medications.  PharmaChoice anticipates that the Calgary central fill facility will be operational the spring of 2016.

About PharmaChoice

PharmaChoice is a member-owned co-operative that represents 525 local independent pharmacy owners across Canada. Each pharmacy location is unique and tailored to the community it serves. With the support of the PharmaChoice team, your independent owners and operators are united in a promise to always provide you with best Advice for Life.  For more information, visit

About Providen Pharmacy Logistics

Providen Pharmacy Logistics provides central fill solutions to improve pharmacy workflow for prescription filling and patient outcomes. Through cutting-edge technology and optimized process management, the Providen prescription adherence and fulfillment solutions provide a high performance B2B central fill reducing cost to fill. 

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