At Comrad, we optimise patient flow for efficiency & effectiveness

Comrad was established over three decades ago in Christchurch with an aim to enhance the radiology patient experience by enabling workflow efficiencies.

Ignited by our passion and interest in enhancing the patient journey, we set out to think and do things differently. Technology continues to transform our industry, and our Customers’ requirements are constantly evolving. Comrad is evolving too; we have embraced a culture of innovation that thrives on partnership with our clients to help them achieve best patient and business outcomes.

Together, we have worked hard over the past few decades to transform Comrad, and our solutions, to be more relevant to our Customers’ needs for the next decade, and beyond. Today, Comrad is the leading dedicated Radiology Information Solutions provider in Australia and New Zealand.

Our new generation Radiology Information Solution, Aura, is an innovative mobile ready RIS that is set to transform your Radiology organisation and the way you interact with your patients and referrers.

Comrad has undergone an evolution, and yet we haven’t changed what we stand for: best scalable solutions and superior customer service. Our Purpose is to optimise patient flow for efficiency and effectiveness.

The Comrad Difference

Dedicated Team

Large expanding RIS team dedicated to the Australia and New Zealand market

Future Technology

Aura is uniquely developed on the software technology of choice for the Australia and New Zealand RIS market

Innovative Solutions

Innovative and unique product and work-flows to improve your business outcomes and returns

Professional Services

Cost effective transition to COMRAD and Aura with risk free implementation plan

Satisfied Clients

Our Vision

We will become the workflow provider of choice for Health professionals

Our Values


Our energy and enthusiasm goes into delivering great outcomes


Our products grow from new ideas, great technology, ingenuity and bravery


We aim high, commit and deliver on our goals


We work together as one to create excellent outcomes

Our Leadership Team

As a growing company, Comrad has invested to strengthen our team, our processes and our leadership. This has created strength and stability with a strong focus on our customers across Australia and New Zealand. The Leadership team is located across the Christchurch and Melbourne offices.

MARK SABOTTIChief Executive Officer
Mark has several decades experience in Healthcare including in IT, Professional Services and Health Software. Mark was the Managing Partner of a Healthcare Consulting Practice, was Regional General Manager of Australia’s largest Health Software business and has worked in a number of geographies including the USA, Switzerland and throughout Asia Pacific where he has worked for organisations including BT, IBM, CSC and Telstra Health.

Mark has a successful track record in putting clients at the forefront of everything he does and brings with him a passion for Business Development and Product Management.

VICKY RATSAVONGCommercial Finance Manager
Vicky has more than 17 years of professional experience in Commercial Management and Financial Accounting for global companies including Robert Bosch Australia, Siemens Ltd and Draeger Australia. Vicky uses her commercial acumen to support management with planning & execution of strategies, decision making and process optimisation. She holds a Bachelor in Business (Accounting) and accredited as Certified Practising Accountant (CPA).
GREG SMITHChief Technology Officer
Greg joined Comrad as CTO in June 2012 and brings more than 20 years of IT experience including leadership and solution architecture on complex technology projects. Greg’s prior roles include delivery of consulting and domain specialist knowledge in workflow, business process management and enterprise content management solutions. Greg has a Bachelor of Commerce and Management from Lincoln University in New Zealand.
PHIL WILSONDelivery Manager & Information Security Officer
Phil is the Delivery Manager and Information Security Officer at Comrad. Phil has over 10 years of experience with Comrad and over 16 years’ experience in the IT Industry. As a Delivery Manager, Phil combines his expertise in applications, support, product development, operations, infrastructure, systems management, and service delivery with strong customer focus.
Anna brings over 20 years of people expertise across multiple sectors most recently in the IT Healthcare sector. Anna has worked nationally and internationally in roles where she excels in business partnering, providing advice and guidance on human resource matters ensuring business objectives are met. Anna has a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Canterbury, Christchurch (NZ).
ANDREW SCOTTProduct Director & Founder
Andrew is the Product Director and Founder at Comrad. With a Computer Science Degree from the University of Canterbury (NZ), Andrew began his career as a software developer until he founded COMRAD in Christchurch in 1987. Today Andrew’s role enables him to lead the product, solution roadmap and business development based on client feedback, changing healthcare demands and technology advancements.

Meet the Comrad Board

John Livingston, Chairman of the Board

John Livingston

Chairman of the Board

John was previously one of the founding partners of Lake Imaging, and later became CEO and Managing Director of Integral Diagnostics Ltd. John has a special interest in radiology efficiency and the enhancement of Radiological experiences. John joined the Comrad Board in 2017.

John is currently the Chairman of the Board at Comrad Medical Systems, Board member of 4Dx, member of The Australian Institute of Radiography and a graduate member of the AICD.

Catherine Savage, Board Member

Catherine Savage

Non-Executive Director

Catherine Savage is a highly regarded professional with an extensive career in the New Zealand fund management and private equity for over 20 years. Catherine is currently the Managing Director of the Savage Group. Previously she was Managing Director of AMP NZ Capital Investors.

Catherine is a member of the New Zealand Institute of Chartered Accountants, and INFINZ. Catherine has a BCA from Victoria University, New Zealand.

Mark Bowman, Board Member

Mark Bowman

Non-Executive Director

Mark served as the Comrad Chairman from 2005 to April 2019. During this time Comrad has significantly increased its Australian market share, has seen a material shareholder change, and has reshaped the business for sustainable growth.

Mark has a Bachelor of Science from the University of Canterbury and is a Chartered Member of the New Zealand Institute of Directors.

Mark Dossor, Board Member

Mark Dossor

Non-Executive Director

Mark is CEO of Rangatira Investments. Previously, he served as the Chief Financial Officer of NZ Accident Compensation Corporation (ACC). At ACC Mark had responsibility for leading ACC’s finance function, procurement, property and investment management. Mark joined the Comrad Board in 2008.

Mark has a Bachelor of Commerce and Administration from Victoria University of Wellington, and he is a member of the NZ Institute of Chartered Accountants and the Institute of Directors.

“Our Technologists have had great input and good usage time with Examine during the pilot. The team commented that Examine provides an innovative approach to a new, improved workflow. The modernized and user friendly interface offers a new vision for medical imaging technologists.”

Maize Meade
Team Leader – Reception  

Bendigo Radiology.

Corporate Memberships

Comrad is a proud corporate member of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiology, RANZCR, a not-for-profit association which aims to drive skills, knowledge, insight, time and commitments to promote the science and practice of the medical specialties of clinical radiology (diagnostic and interventional) and radiation oncology in Australia and New Zealand.

Comrad is a proud member of Medical Software Industry Association (MSIA), which is recognised as the official “voice” for the healthcare software industry in Australia.