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Medical Specialists of the Palm Beaches to Offer MedeFile Personal Health Record Solution to Patients Served by Its 75+ Physician Group Practice(April 12, 2012)
BOCA RATON, FL -- (Marketwire) -- 04/12/12 -- MedeFile International, Inc. (OTCQB: MDFI) (PINKSHEETS: MDFI), a leader in Internet-enabled Personal Health Record (iPHR) management solutions, today announced that it has recently enrolled Medical Specialists of the Palm Beaches, Inc. (MSPB) in its innovative Quality of Care Program. This unique initiative provides for MedeFile to partner on a revenue-sharing basis with established medical practitioners, and to educate patients on the benefits and advantages of adopting the MedeFile system as their personal health record management solution.
MSPB is the largest group of doctors serving Palm Beach County, Florida with more than 75 physicians on staff and 30 medical facilities in operation. "MSPB is proud to provide its patients access to an innovative organization like MedeFile and its powerful and easy-to-use PHR solution," stated Manny Fernandez, Chief Executive Officer of MSPB. "We feel the services MedeFile can provide our patients will allow for a more comprehensive and complete assessment of a patient's medical history. Having timely access to this information is critical in providing the best care possible to our patient population."
Kevin Hauser, Chairman, President and CEO of MedeFile, noted that "studies have shown that consumers are more interested in adopting a PHR offered by their healthcare provider than any other source. Consequently, we are thrilled to be teaming with MSPB to actively market MedeFile's PHR solution to their patient base, which currently numbers approximately 200,000 people who entrust MSPB with their families' health and wellness."
Concluding, Hauser added, "This is an opportunity to reach hundreds of thousands of patients, to educate them on the value of MedeFile's PHR. What better educator, than that of their doctors. This opportunity is very exciting for all of us."
Medical professionals and practice administrators who would like more information on MedeFile's Quality of Care Program should contact Roger Mouallem at 561-912-3393, extension 107.
About Medical Specialists of the Palm Beaches, Inc.
Medical Specialists of the Palm Beaches Inc. (MSPB) is the largest Physician Group serving Palm Beach County patients for the past 17 years. With more than 75 physicians providing services, at over 30 locations throughout Palm Beach County, MSPB is known for providing the highest quality of care, and the most advanced therapeutic and diagnostic care to the patients they serve. For more information on MSPB and its physicians, please go to www.mspb.md, or call (561) 966-7700.
About MedeFile International, Inc.
Headquartered in South Florida, MedeFile has developed and globally markets a proprietary, patient-centric, iPHR (Internet-enabled Personal Health Record) system for gathering, digitizing and organizing medical records so that individuals can have a comprehensive record of all of their medical visits. MedeFile's primary product is its web-based MedeFile solution, a highly secure system for gathering, maintaining, accessing and sharing personal medical records. Interoperable with most electronic medical record management systems marketed to the healthcare industry, the MedeFile solution is designed to gather all of its members' actual medical records and create a single, comprehensive Electronic Health Record (EHR) that is accessible 24 hours a day, seven days a week by the member and the member's authorized users on any web-enabled device (PC, cell phone, smartphone, e-reader) and portable MedeDrive unit. For more information about MedeFile and its annual subscription-based programs, please visit www.medefile.com. You can also follow the Company on Twitter and Facebook.
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