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MedVantx(R) Names Newest Board Member

Jay Parsons Brings Broad, Health Related Consumer Marketing Expertise to


SAN DIEGO, Nov. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- MedVantx, Inc. announced today the election of Jay Parsons to the company's board of directors effective immediately.

Mr. Parsons is a leading industry expert in consumer behavior-based marketing programs and the development of customized incentive programs that help consumers make appropriate and cost effective decisions regarding their healthcare.

Mr. Parsons currently serves as President of Catalina Health Resources, a healthcare division of Catalina Marketing. Catalina provides direct to consumer marketing programs that reach over 250 million consumers per week through more than 22,000 U.S. and 7,000 international retailers. Jay has held a variety of management and leadership positions within Catalina and SmithKline Beecham's Consumer Group. Earlier in his career, Jay was instrumental in the development and launch of two of the largest and most successful Rx to OTC switches in U.S. history.

"Traditional pharmaceutical cost management approaches have been maximized and consumers are increasingly being asked to play a more active role in managing their own healthcare," said Rob Feeney, founder and CEO of MedVantx. "With the increased growth in consumer plan design, consumer behavior is being influenced by channels that provide the best options regarding cost, access, quality and convenience. Jay is an innovative leader and his experiences will help MedVantx further develop its consumer influence tools and the Company's innovative point-of-care to consumer home delivery channel."

About MedVantx

MedVantx is an innovative consumer medication management and delivery company committed to streamlining access, reducing costs and providing information to benefit patients, physicians, health plans and manufacturers. MedVantx products and services are focused on the use of less expensive, yet clinically appropriate, medications -- both prescription and over the counter. MedVantx has created the first fully integrated, consumer centric pharmaceutical delivery channel. Physicians provide a free full course of therapy or 30 day sample at the point-of-care and the patient enjoys the price and convenience of coordinated home delivery of subsequent prescriptions. The national MedVantx network includes 18 health plan sponsors and more than 2,800 prescribers nationwide. For more information about MedVantx, please visit

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MedVantx, Inc.

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