Emerging from Alberta’s thriving tech ecosystem, MedEssist and Helcim are both alumni of the Google for Startups Accelerator program.
MedEssist offers community pharmacies world-class clinical solutions, business tools and an amazing support team to help build a dream pharmacy practice.
Helcim is the “world’s most loved payments company” and committed to promoting fair, transparent, and customer-centric payment processing for small and medium-sized businesses.
As pharmacists move into their peak season and struggle with staffing challenges, this new partnership streamlines day-to-day interactions with clients by empowering them to prepay for their pharmacy services through Helcim’s versatile payment options.
“Our collaboration prioritizes user-friendliness for pharmacists and patients. MedEssist emphasizes ease of use, recognizing the fast-paced nature of independent pharmacy operations. With Helcim’s payment integration, MedEssist seamlessly handles upfront payments like consultation fees, ensuring clear and affordable payment processing,” shared Chris Fenwick, Support Specialist on the Helcim Merchant Experience team, when explaining the partnership.
This strategic partnership between MedEssist and Helcim highlights how Canadian-built technology is being used to improve the lives of Canadians and North Americans alike. It underscores their shared vision of a thriving independent pharmacy ecosystem that can better serve patients and communities across the province and North America.
“MedEssist Payments, powered by Helcim, has revolutionized our approach to travel health awareness at City Life Pharmacy,” commented Rimon El-Serafi, owner of City Life Pharmacy.
“This innovative partnership streamlines booking, payment processing, and clinical workflows, making it easier for patients to access our services. It’s an exciting collaboration between two Canadian companies, improving patient care and payment convenience.”