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Teledact Pharmacy Partner Samier Kamar Receives National Pharmacy Business Innovation Award

Published March 30, 2021

March 30, 2021 – Teledact Inc. ( is pleased to announce that our pharmacy partner Samier Kamar of High Street Guardian Pharmacy in Peterborough, ON received the Business Innovation Award at the 2021 Pharmacy U national conference today. This award recognizes a pharmacist or pharmacy that has shown creativity and innovation in developing a business concept, technology or practice method that improves patient care. Samier received the award based on a unique combination of: 1) a commitment to continually finding new technologies & approaches and 2) his advocacy for both the profession and the communities he serves.

“It is a real honour to be recognized in this way,” said Samier Kamar. “Implementing the Gotodoctor platform has really been a game changer for how we are able to support the health of our patients and our community. It was definitely a major factor in my receiving this award.”

“We are glad to see Samier recognized for the hard work and innovation he has by using the Gotodoctor telemedicine platform to improve access to healthcare in Peterborough,” said Tommy Cheung, President of Teledact. “Coupled with the fact that his pharmacy was the first one in Peterborough, and among the first pharmacies in Ontario, to gain access to the Connecting Ontario platform means his pharmacy team and our virtual care physicians can provide patients with more informed care.”

Samier is one of many pharmacists who have adopted pharmacy-based telemedicine into their practice. He also presented an education session on this at Pharmacy U conference. Teledact invites any interested pharmacists to contact us to find out more on how telemedicine can support and enhance their pharmacy practice.



About Teledact Inc.

Teledact ( is a leading telemedicine technology provider that operates in health facilities, senior living centres, and pharmacies across Canada. Its virtual clinics in pharmacies enhance the patient experience by creating an integrated care model, to improve accessibility and patient outcomes. Teledact is supported by the renowned primary care clinic, Enhanced Care Clinic, which has also been the Preferred Provider of Physician and Medical Clinic Services for McKesson Retail Banner Group (over 2000 IDA, Guardian, Remedy’sRx and other independent pharmacies) since 2017. is a preferred virtual care provider on all McKesson Retail Banner Group and Rexall consumer-facing web portals.

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