Telstra Health to acquire remaining 50 per cent stake in Fred IT

Telstra Health will fully acquire Fred IT Group, Australia’s leading provider of IT solutions for the pharmacy sector.

The investment is the evolution of a 10-year joint venture partnership between Australia’s leading provider of digital health solutions for the health and aged care sector, Telstra Health, and Fred IT Group.

May 29th, 2024 | Fred news | comment

See us at APP2024

We hope you can join us at APP2024!
Let's chat about the latest innovative and practical features to optimise your pharmacy workflows, access clinical intelligence, and deliver patient services.

Find us at Stands 125 -126 (Fred) and 126-127 (MedView)





March 1st, 2024 | Fred news | comment

Don’t get caught out with cybercrime this Christmas

Traditionally Christmas and the New Year period sees an uptick in phishing emails, particularly shopping and shipping scams. Phishing emails account for close to 90% of all successful cyber attacks we see in pharmacies. Often this results in a ransomware attack where your data and/or PCs are encrypted, and a ransom demanded to unlock your valuable data. Such an interruption at this time of the year would be disastrous.

November 29th, 2023 | Fred news | comment

Fred IT to host national electronic prescription service

Fred IT Group has been awarded the contract to deliver the next phase of the national electronic prescription delivery service for the Australian Government Department of Health and Aged Care.

May 10th, 2023 | Fred news | comment

Fred Marketplace adds MedAdvisor, Scrypt Ventures and Fluger

With the addition of MedAdvisor, Scrypt Ventures and Fluger, 2600 Australian community pharmacies have an easy-to-use and searchable resource for finding trusted software apps and integrations from fourteen software partners.

March 29th, 2023 | Fred news | comment

Your pharmacy is a target for cybercriminals

The recent Optus data breach has thrust cyber security back into the national spotlight, with the impact devasting for both Optus and their customers. Even a few weeks on it is far from over, and the consequences are likely to see Australian laws surrounding a data breach strengthened and fines increased.

Yet whilst the scale of this breach was unprecedented, it was only one amongst many, with breaches since involving MyDeal (Woolworths), Medibank and Costa Group. Further the NAB have reported receiving over 50 million attacks each month!

October 24th, 2022 | Fred news | comment

Fred IT in consortium delivering Australian Defence Force eHealth system

Fred IT Group, working with a consortium led by Leidos Australia, will deliver the pharmacy solution for the Australian Defence Force’s new digital health system.

The new eHealth system will unify patient and clinical information across healthcare settings and stages of care in the ADF community. For the first time, ADF clinicians in primary care, pharmacy, dental, emergency and hospital care will have visibility of real-time patient information and care notes.

June 6th, 2022 | Fred news | comment

Connecting with the digital patient

If you missed APP2022 be sure to watch this session exploring how your pharmacy can connect with the rapidly growing digital pharmacy consumers.

This session outlines strategies to enable you to keep your existing customers close, to gain new customers and to provide services and advice on top of a digital experience.

May 6th, 2022 | Fred news | comment

Fred Marketplace connects pharmacies with third-party apps they can trust

Fred have launched new web-based hub – called Fred Marketplace – to allow pharmacies to quickly identify and source partner software approved and tested for use with Fred software.

April 16th, 2022 | Fred news | comment

My Script List reaches one million and provides a lifeline during floods

Australia’s first digital script list has been vital in helping the rural New South Wales community of Forbes continue to provide potentially life-saving medication to dozens of patients cut off by flood waters throughout November and December.

December 7th, 2021 | Fred news | comment