Software solutions that empower pharmacists to take hold of their expanding scope of care
Transitioning pharmacists toward clinical opportunities, enabling advanced services and driving transformative practice change.
Reduce administrative burden
Allows pharmacists to easily manage minor ailment workload
Generates province-specific documentation form with every assessment session
Higher satisfaction and loyalty. Easily accessible self-assessments through patient web portal
Our mission is to help pharmacists execute advanced clinical services
As healthcare providers, pharmacists are uniquely accessible to provide clinical care. PharmAssess drives pharmacists to unlock their unique clinical potential, by creating solutions that empower pharmacists to execute their advanced scope of practice with ease and confidence.
As minor ailment prescribing becomes progressively adopted in Canada, PharmAssess supports pharmacists in making clinical decisions, automating administrative tasks, and strengthening patient relationships.
Guided & dynamic patient assessment
Accessible in the pharmacy & remotely with patient-friendly navigation
Including differential diagnoses, red flags, medical image references
Guided treatment options
Adhering to provincial guideline recommendations
Automate scripts & documentation
Compliant with provincial regulations
Follow-up & patient tracking
To strengthen patient relationships & improve health outcomes
To promote continuity of care
An Unmet Need
- Interviewing 10 pharmacists in Saskatchewan, ailment assessment time ranges from 15-20 minutes per condition.
- Upon demonstration of the PharmAssess minor ailment tool, pharmacists estimate they would save ~10 minutes of time per assessment, with our streamlined interface – a 2x boost in efficiency.
Community Pharmacies Overburdened
A 2016 Canadian pharmacy summit showed that pharmacists struggle to provide advanced services because
- 86% of pharmacists report insufficient time
- 92% report competing priorities in the pharmacy workplace
- 86% agree that lack of confidence is a barrier to using their expertise
PharmAssess returns time to busy pharmacists, allowing them to take hold of this clinical opportunity.
PharmAssess is the first of its kind to provide a diagnostic edge in the pharmacy workplace to assist pharmacists in the diagnostic and treatment process of minor common ailments. It not only optimizes the use of valuable time, but it can also reinforce the patient-pharmacist interaction. By encouraging pharmacists to re-ask critical questions to confirm patient input. This comprehensive yet efficient diagnostic tool may be the future of minor ailment diagnosis and treatment especially in a busy environment, especially if it is able to integrate in current pharmacy software.Jay Khetia (BSc(hons)Pharm, MRPharmS, RPh) – Shoppers Drug Mart Pharmacy Owner/Associate
PharmAssess is trying to innovate the minor ailment landscape for pharmacies by attempting to streamline documentation, improve workflow efficiency, and provide better patient care. Their diagnostic tool utilizes independent patient input to attempt a predicted diagnosis for the pharmacist in potential treatment, counselling, and monitoring parameters. This tool may ultimately help the pharmacist optimize their time in diagnosis and treatment while also respecting the pharmacy workflow.Wanda Szto, BScPharm, RPh – Loblaws Pharmacy Manager
The diagnostic tool created by PharmAssess is an attempt to increase quality of life for pharmacists by providing a predicted diagnosis based on patient input. The information delivered about differential diagnoses and referral criteria is perfect to ensure the pharmacist practices within their scope of practice. Automatic documentation is also a great feature to save valuable time within a busy pharmacy environment!Wayne Chun, PharmD, RPh – Prorenata Pharmacy Owner