TORONTO, March 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - Medical Pharmacies and InTouchLink today announced that they have forged an exclusive partnership to launch a ground breaking communication network in retirement residences and long-term care homes across Ontario.
InTouchLink is the premier technology solutions provider to senior's housing operators, serving sites throughout Canada and the United States. Their patent-pending technology offers a complete and comprehensive resource centre that delivers:
- A robust communication resource between residents and their families
- An internal messaging tool
- A complete learning management system for staff
- A 24/7 community news and information source
- A senior friendly internet and email platform
The goal is to integrate Medical Pharmacies' premium services with the most advanced and comprehensive communication system, delivering an enhanced client application that will connect operators with their residents, families and communities.
"Medical Pharmacies is the largest provider of retirement and long-term care pharmacy services in Ontario. InTouchLink is the perfect complement to our innovative solutions allowing our company to be more effective in reaching residents and families, while providing a powerful resource to operators", said Ed Jamieson, CEO of Medical Pharmacies Group Limited.
"We are excited to exclusively offer this communication network to Medical Pharmacies clients." said Jonathan Seliger, Vice President, InTouchLink. "This is a great opportunity that will allow us to reach more sites within a minimal period of time and positively impact the lives of so many".
About Medical Pharmacies
Founded in 1957, Medical Pharmacies Group Limited is the largest provider of pharmacy services to long-term care homes, retirement residences, group homes and other extended care facilities in Ontario. Medical Pharmacies brings its services to over 40,000 residents. Visit www.medicalpharmacies.com for more information.
InTouchLink, North America's leading provider of technology for Seniors Housing Communities provides a suite of custom-designed senior-friendly products. These have been tailor-made for retirement communities, long-term care homes, skilled nursing facilities and other senior living environments. InTouchLink's product line for seniors communities includes digital signage, dedicated community TV channels, TV-based and online staff training, simple email, safe internet and other software for seniors.