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In 2018, Samra, Raj Gulia and Abhinav Gupta co-founded Vancouver-based PocketPills, with a goal to manage medication more safely, easily and cost-effectively. Canada’s first tech-based pharmacy that delivers pre-sorted medication to patients across the country, PocketPills uses automation technology to make managing medications easier, sorting medication by date and time before delivering for free directly to patients. The company expanded its services into Ontario this summer and officially launches in Manitoba this month, bringing online access to medication to patients nationwide.
PocketPills takes the hassle out of going to the pharmacy [App of the week]
If you’re someone who has a recurring prescription, Canadian company PocketPills streamlines the process of getting your medication The company sends you all of your medication separated by dose in small packages every month. Individuals pay a seven dollar fee per order and then the company packages their pills and other medication and sends them. Pocket Pills even handles refills and ships them to you before your existing medication runs out.
PocketPills providing free healthcare advice to remote communities in Canada
In a country as vast as Canada – with many remote communities in the less populated areas – access to healthcare is a major issue for many regions. Harj Samra, who graduated as a pharmacist from UBC in 2005, before going on to be the co-founder of PocketPills, a pharmaceutical distribution company based out of Surrey, BC, spoke with ITbusiness.ca and said the situation is dire for smaller communities.
PocketPills Closes $2 Million Round and Partners with Pacific Blue Cross
Surrey-based PocketPills has closed a $2 million seed financing round led by WaterBridge Ventures and announced a partnership with British Columbia’s leading extended health care benefits provider, Pacific Blue Cross.
How Technology is Transforming Healthcare
By increasing the accessibility, affordability, and quality of care, technology is transforming Canada’s healthcare industry. It is a driving force behind recent improvements and, when you consider that 29% of Canadians report difficulty accessing healthcare services, it is no wonder that the Canadian Medical Association (CMA) is working to support the scalability of virtual care.
PocketPills Raises $2 Million Seed Round For Virtual Pharmacy Software
PocketPills, a Vancouver-based tech-driven healthtech company that has been called the ‘UberEats” of pharmacies, has fully subscribed a $2 million seed round led by WaterBridge Ventures Funds.
Healthy Lifestyle Too Costly? How to Balance Health and Lifestyle -- PocketPills on Sportswave
Following a healthy lifestyle is crucial to maintaining or improving your quality of life. There may be times in your life you are sidelined by a major illness or flu bug that can take a toll on your overall health. What happens though if your financial health is poor, and you cannot afford to fill your prescription?
PocketPills is one of two dozen Vancouver companies currently hiring more than 320 positions
Feeling a little stale in your current job, or looking to try something new? There’s never been a better time to be a job seeker in Vancouver. Here’s a roundup of two dozen great companies that are currently hiring more than 320 different jobs in the city right now.
Medication management made simple – individually packaged doses delivered to your door
Taking your medications at the right time is crucial to managing many illnesses, but a recent survey shows many Canadians have trouble doing that. Now, a dispensing system used in institutions to help keep patients on track is being offered to consumers for the first time.
PocketPills is one of 33 Vancouver companies currently hiring more than 340 positions
PocketPills has been included in Daily Hive's roundup of its favorite fast-growing Vancouver companies hiring in April. If you’re job hunting, there’s never been a better time to find something amazing.
PocketPills Partners with Pacific Blue Cross to Bring Accessible Medication to British Columbians
PocketPills, Canada’s first tech-driven pharmacy, today announced their partnership with British Columbia’s leading extended health care benefits provider, Pacific Blue Cross. Through the partnership, PocketPills is recognized as a member of the Pacific Blue Cross Preferred Pharmacy Network.