National network to deliver onsite healthcare information to retail pharmacy customers
EDMONTON, AB and CHARLOTTETOWN, PE – (February 6, 2013) – Medicine Shoppe Canada announced today they have selected ScreenScape, leaders in place-based media software, to establish a digital signage network that connects their pharmacies across Canada and presents value-added healthcare information to patients and customers. Sixty locations were already operational on the network at the end of 2012 while another thirty are expected to be added in 2013.
Jon Johnson, Director Operations and Training for Medicine Shoppe Canada, said, “Medicine Shoppe Canada is committed to providing quality pharmacare and convenient service. Place-based media offers us an efficient means to impart valuable information to customers while they visit our pharmacies. ScreenScape offers the right combination of ease-of-use and cost-effectiveness that has proven to be the right fit for us.”
With more than 170 retail pharmacies across the country, Medicine Shoppe Canada is a division of McKesson Canada, a leader in the Canadian healthcare sector and subsidiary of industry giant McKesson Corporation.
ScreenScape is a software service that simplifies the process of creating and distributing digital media content for retail marketing. It is used by marketing savvy businesses to engage audiences insides places like pharmacies, health clinics, doctor’s offices, and retail stores.
“It’s gratifying to see businesses like Medicine Shoppe Canada having this kind of success with place-based media,” said ScreenScape President Kevin Dwyer. “Pharmacies play a special role in our community. Pharmacy owners are central players in the new healthcare delivery model. They need state-of-the-art technology to educate customers, promote a healthy lifestyle and provide excellent customer service. We are thrilled to be a trusted partner of Medicine Shoppe Canada and, on behalf of all our members, I’d like to welcome them to the ScreenScape Community.”
About Medicine Shoppe Canada
Every aspect of the Medicine Shoppe Pharmacy is designed with your health in mind. “Your health is our priority” is not just a slogan to us–it is the reason our pharmacist-owners choose to practice under the Medicine Shoppe brand. A dedicated focus on health care products and services coupled with a warm, welcoming environment make the Medicine Shoppe Pharmacy’s award winning concept the pharmacy choice of Canadians from coast to coast. We invite you to try one of the 170 plus independently owned and operated Medicine Shoppe Pharmacies near you. Experience the difference.
About ScreenScape Networks
ScreenScape makes software that helps businesses connect and control screens over the Internet. Using a simple plug & play device, ScreenScape customers can turn any screen into a connected digital sign. Once a screen is connected it can be updated, monitored and managed over the Internet using ScreenScape.com. Brand marketers and retail networks use the technology to publish digital signage content on screens inside their stores. Health clinics, university campuses and other kinds of venues use it to engage and entertain their visitors. It’s part of a growing technology arena called place-based media that is rapidly turning TV screens outside the home into location-specific media channels.
For more information, please contact:
ScreenScape Networks Inc.
(902) 368-1975 | firstname.lastname@example.org | http://screenscape.com
P.O. Box 291, 133 Queen Street, Third Floor Charlottetown, PE C1A 7K4 Canada