MedAdvisor in the Media


MedAdvisor takes over rival in $5.5m deal

The Australian, 31 October 2016

ASX-listed e-health start-up MedAdvisor has acquired its competitor Healthnotes for $5.5 million, a move that will more than double the number of patients on its platforms.

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Interview With CommSec

CommSec, 14 September 2016

Tom Piotrowski speaks with MedAdvisor CEO, Robert Read about the company's full year results, its recent acquisition of competitor Healthnotes and plans for growth in FY17.

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MedAdvisor in Competitive Takeover

The Australian, 31 August 2016

ASX-listed digital medical start-up MedAdvisor is acquiring Melbourne-based rival Healthnotes for $5.5 million, a move it says will boost its share of connected community pharmacies to more than 2,400.

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MedAdvisor Shares Are On A Tear

Business Insider Australia, 31 August 2016

Shares in MedAdvisor jumped as much as 25% in early trade after the medical software company announced an acquisition.

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Technology Targets Medication Compliance

Optometry Australia, 16 August 2016

An app designed to improve personal medication management could help glaucoma patients, who have one of the worst compliance rates.

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MedAdvisor Platform Picks Up Pace

The Australian, 5 July 2016

ASX-listed digital medical start up MedAdvisor says it is ready to capitalise on the $665 billion problem of medicine adherence with its platform.

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MedAdvisor on RedChip Money Report

RedChip Money Report, 3 May 2016

MedAdvisor CEO, Mr Robert Read, speaks to Dave Gentry of RedChip International about the unique value proposition of MedAdvisor.

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A Platform for Tech Innovation Event – MedAdvisor Company Profile

Boardroom.Media, 12 April 2016

Boardroom.Media caught up with MedAdvisor’s CEO Robert Read, to learn more about the company profile. MedAdvisor was established with a clear objective – develop and deliver the world’s most effective software for personal medication management.

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CommSec Executive Series Features MedAdvisor

CommSec, 31 March 2016

MedAdvisor CEO, Mr Robert Read, speaks to Tom Piotrowski of CommSec about MedAdvisor’s recent achievements as part of the Company’s Executive Series interview.

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MedAdvisor Enters First Phase of GP Link Roll-Out For Medication Adherence

Pulse+IT, 24 March 2016

MedAdvisor has begun the first phase of a new program called GP Link. The technology will allow GPs to track their patients’ adherence to medication and allow patients to order script renewals remotely.

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How A Tech Entrepreneur Is Improving The Lives of People Taking Multiple Medications

Huffington Post Australia, 21 March 2016

The Melbourne-based software developer and small businessman has released a medical app called MedAdvisor, which reminds people how much medication to take and when.

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Announcing New Technology to Aid Medicines Adherence

Pharmacy News, 17 March 2016

MedAdvisor has launched the first phase of a new technology called GP link. This will allow patients to connect with their favourite GP and request remote script renewals. MedAdvisor CEO, Mr Robert Read, speaks with Pharmacy News about the technology, and also formally announces our partnership with Epilepsy Queensland.

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7 Free Apps to Benefit Your Health

Retiree, 8 March 2016

We all have dozens of apps on our smartphones, but how many of them are improving our physical health? The MedAdvisor app has a few handy features including reminders to take medicines or see a doctor for a refill, Tap-to-Refill and Snap-and-Send.

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How Tech Is Tacking Codeine Misuse

Australian Doctor, 17 February 2016

Two separate tech initiatives to help combat codeine misuse have been launched in recent weeks. The first is an add-on to MedAdvisor’s real-time drug monitoring system, which links pharmacists’ dispensing data to a patient-held app that contains all their medication information.

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ASMI Reasserts Codeine Position

Pharma In Focus, 4 February 2016

ASMI has reinforced its position against the upscheduling of codeine, again calling for a “package of targeted measures”. Meanwhile, MedAdvisor has just landed a Patient Pain Education Program, in conjunction with Painaustralia which delivers educational messages to patients.

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MedAdvisor Featured on Channel 7

Channel 7 News Adelaide, 21 January 2016

Filling prescriptions is getting simpler and quicker, with just a swipe of a smart phone. Channel 7 news speaks with 76 year old Trevor Grace about how MedAdvisor is helping him to keep track of his and his wife’s medications.

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CommSec Executive Series Features MedAdvisor

CommSec, 13 January 2016

MedAdvisor CEO, Mr Robert Read, speaks to Tom Piotrowski of CommSec about MedAdvisor’s origins and recent achievements as part of the Company’s Executive Series interview.

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MedAdvisor Partners with Epilepsy

The Australian, 8 January 2016

MedAdvisor has signed a MOU with Epilepsy Queensland to help improve personal medication management of epilepsy patients and their carers, by promoting the use of MedAdvisor’s free medication management app.

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MedAdvisor: A Dose of the Right Medicine

The Australian Business Review, 2 December 2015

MedAdvisor, which listed yesterday, has devised a cloud-based app that monitors usage and reminds patients when a dose is due. Listed via a resource shell, MedAdvisor raised $5 million at 3c apiece. “I wasn’t expecting that,’’ Read says of yesterday’s 53 per cent stag gain.

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MedAdvisor in the Herald Sun

Herald Sun, 2 December 2015

The company that morphed from Exalt Resources to MedAdvisor has had a positive market debut after an oversubscribed $5 million capital raising. So far the indications are good, with chief executive Robert Read saying that remaining centred on the needs of patients was the key to success.

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Bright Start Diagnosed

Herald Sun, 2 December 2015

Medical software developer MedAdvisor has had a healthy start on the Australian share market following its reverse takeover of Exalt Resources. Exalt shares last traded at 3.4c but since trading as MedAdvisor yesterday, they’ve risen about 50% to 5.7c.

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MedAdvisor Interview with Steve Price and Heidi Armstrong

2GB 3AW 4BC, 15 October 2015

Steve is joined by Heidi Armstrong to talk about all things small business. This week they chat with special guest Josh Swinnerton, CTO and Founder of MedAdvisor, about the new app that is helping patients to take their medications.

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Contract Could Be Best Medicine

Herald Sun, 1 October 2015

MedAdvisor works with pharmacies to help people stay on top of their prescribed medications. With around a quarter of Australian pharmacies now signed up, MedAdvisor has proved very popular, particularly with people who need to take a variety of medications at different times.

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MedAdvisor on Business Success

Sky News, 29 September 2015

Heidi Armstrong speaks with MedAdvisor Founder, Josh Swinnerton, about the new App that reminds people when to take their medication. Josh explains how the useful features of MedAdvisor can help patients to better manage their medications.

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MedAdvisor Is Josh Swinnerton's Mother of All Medication Advisers

The Australian, 16 September 2015

A strong desire to help his mum manage her supply of medications drove software engineer Josh Swinnerton to develop MedAdvisor — a platform he hopes to expand offshore through a backdoor listing on the Australian market.

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IPO Watch: MedAdvisor International to Raise $5 Million via Backdoor Listing in Exalt Resources

The Australian, 16 September 2015

A technology start-up that is paid by corner store chemists and pharmaceutical companies to help Australians take their medication properly is preparing to list on the Australian Securities Exchange via a backdoor listing through a resources company shell.

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IPO Watch: MedAdvisor International to Raise $5 Million via Backdoor Listing in Exalt Resources

Australian Financial Review, 7 September 2015

A technology start-up that is paid by corner store chemists and pharmaceutical companies to help Australians take their medication properly is preparing to list on the Australian Securities Exchange via a backdoor listing through a resources company shell.

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Take Your Prescription Medicine or Pay the Highest Price: Slow Recovery or the Risk of Death

The Daily Telegraph, 27 August 2015

MEDICINES don't work for people who don't take them. Advice doesn't get more simple yet one in two Australians on medication do not take it correctly, according to the Pharmacy Guild of Australia.

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MedAdvisor, the Startup Helping Patients Keep Track of Their Medications, Announce Plans to List on the ASX

Startup Daily, 20 August 2015

Australian virtual pharmacy startup MedAdvisor is preparing for a backdoor listing on the ASX after naming former private equity manager Robert Read as its new CEO.

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Smartphone Technology MedAdvisor Makes Medication Easier

The Canberra Times, 12 January 2015

Hannah Thomson knows it can be easy to run out of medication or forget to fill a prescription when you have to manage nearly 20 prescriptions at any one time.

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