Disrupting the doctor’s visit

Two of country’s most innovative digital healthcare services partner to deliver medical care and prescriptions directly to Canadian homes

In ORDER TO better serve Canadians looking to access medical care and prescriptions from the comfort and safety of their homes, The Health Depot Pharmacy, headquartered in London, Ontario, and Toronto-based Lyte Medical have announced an online partnership to help patients quickly and easily attain medication and health essentials needs.

“As a registered pharmacist since 2011, I have witnessed the evolution of healthcare in Canada,” says Andy Donald, founder and CEO of The Health Depot Pharmacy. “The Health Depot Pharmacy’s partnership with Lyte Medical will allow Ontarians to see a physician and access their prescribed medications in a timely fashion. Our unique pharmacy services and approach allows necessary medications to be delivered promptly to those who rely on them, wherever and whenever they need them.”

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The Health Depot makes the pharmacy and healthcare shopping experience simple for all Ontarians. Its healthcare e-commerce store has thousands of health essentials available for online purchase and delivery, which can be shipped together with prescriptions for free. Their Daily Dose Packs allow for an easy approach for patients who are taking multiple medications to have a simple, one daily packet approach, which is particularly helpful to seniors, caregivers, chronically ill and individuals with special needs among others.

As an innovator in the Canadian telemedicine space, Lyte Medical’s patient friendly website makes connecting with a physician simple and easy. Lyte’s comprehensive services include primary care, specialist referrals, mental health support, chronic pain treatment and acute care.

“Our forward-thinking partnership with The Health Depot Pharmacy creates unprecedented access to a seamless virtual care experience,” says Ali Mohamed, CEO of Lyte Medical. “Canadians need medical care and medications in ways that accommodate their life circumstances. Lyte Medical’s virtual platform allows patients to speak to a doctor from the comfort of their own home and obtain their prescribed medications and health products online from The Health Depot Pharmacy, next day for free anywhere in Ontario with direct to door delivery.”

According to Donald and Mohamed, as Canadians adjust to a new reality and work to establish new daily routines, consistent access to healthcare and medications takes on even more importance. With easy access to virtual and direct-to-door prescription delivery, patients will no longer have to take a day off from work, make childcare arrangements or wait in line for their prescriptions. In addition, for those living in rural areas or vacationing at the cottage, The Health Depot and Lyte Medical will bring healthcare to Canadians at home, wherever that may be.

About The Health Depot Pharmacy

The Health Depot Pharmacy was founded in 2019 by Andy Donald in order to simplify the prescription experience. Its mission is to make the pharmacy experience simple, offering a seamless approach to getting prescriptions filled and refilled in order to keep individuals safe and healthy. Free delivery, real-time access to medication through its online patient portal PharmaConnect, low dispensing fee and passion for ensuring customers have the proper medication at the right time continues to set them apart. Their team of pharmacist specialists (certified respiratory and diabetes educators and certified geriatric pharmacists) are always happy to help and can even personalize medications to the individual.

To learn more about The Health Depot Pharmacy, visit www.thehealthdepot.ca, Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Instagram.

About Lyte Medical

Lyte Medical was founded in 2017 and has quickly become one of Canada’s leading virtual medical clinics, helping over 5,000 patients annually. With its cutting-edge platform, Lyte Medical serves patients across nine provinces. Coverage under the Ontario Health Insurance Plan (OHIP) gives Lyte the ability to allow patients in the province access to a variety of medical services. Bringing healthcare online and in-home, Lyte Medical sees patients from some of the most remote places in Canada through their virtual clinic platforms, and has become a leader in connecting rural parts of Canada to doctors and helping them gain access to physician support without the travel or the wait.

You can visit Lyte Medical online, or on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn.


This story was created by Content Studio, TreeTown Media’s commercial content division, on behalf of The Health Depot Pharmacy and Lyte Medical.

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