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Pets Best Insurance Offers MyMedicalRecords.com Personal Health Record to 600,000 Veterinarians and Pet Owners Nationwide(May 30, 2012)
LOS ANGELES, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 05/30/12 -- MMRGlobal, Inc. (OTCBB: MMRF) ("MMR") today announced that Pets Best Insurance (www.petsbest.com), a nationwide organization dedicated to insuring the health of America's millions of dogs and cats, is now offering MMR's flagship MyMedicalRecords Personal Health Record (PHR) as part of its BestWellness Program. MyMedicalRecords is the only Personal Health Record that covers all members of a family including pets at no additional cost. The offer appears in more than 600,000 e-mails to vets and consumers starting this week, and is featured on the Pets Best website http://www.petsbest.com/community/special-offers. Pet owners can also access the offer at https://www.mymedicalrecords.com/petsbest.
Considering that more than 60% of Americans own a dog and 34% of American households have a cat, MMR believes this offer and others like it will ultimately be seen by millions of pet owners. The Company has already offered its Personal Health Record products through Dancing Paws (www.dancingpaws.com), a company partially owned by MMRGlobal's CEO Bob Lorsch.
MyMedicalRecords is MMRGlobal's premier consumer-controlled Personal Health Record product designed to allow families to maintain all their medical records for up to 10 family members, including their pets, in one secure online location and access them anytime from anywhere in the world over an Internet-connected device. MyMedicalRecords is the only PHR that can store actual copies of patient files in their original format from any healthcare professional and connect patients to their providers via a patented telecommunications platform which seamlessly integrates Internet, fax and voice. MyMedicalRecords also comes with a MyEsafeDepositBox in which important documents such as copies of birth certificates, advance directives, mortgage documents, marriage license, passport information, precious family photos and more can be stored at no extra charge.
Users who sign up for a MyMedicalRecords account can also receive a personalized Emergency Wallet Card featuring a picture of themselves with their pet that connects doctors and emergency personnel to potentially life-saving information accessed through MyMedicalRecords' special Emergency Login portal.
About MMRGlobal, Inc.
MMRGlobal, Inc., through its wholly-owned operating subsidiary, MyMedicalRecords, Inc., provides secure and easy-to-use online Personal Health Records ("PHRs") and electronic safe deposit box storage solutions, serving consumers, healthcare professionals, employers, insurance companies, financial institutions, and professional organizations and affinity groups. The MyMedicalRecords PHR enables individuals and families to access their medical records and other important documents, such as birth certificates, passports, insurance policies and wills, anytime from anywhere using the Internet. MyMedicalRecords is built on proprietary, patented technologies to allow documents, images and voicemail messages to be transmitted and stored in the system using a variety of methods, including fax, phone, or file upload without relying on any specific electronic medical record platform to populate a user's account. The Company's professional offering, MMRPro, is designed to give physicians' offices an easy and cost-effective solution to digitizing paper-based medical records and sharing them with patients in real time through an integrated patient portal. MMR is an Independent Software Vendor Partner with Kodak to deliver an integrated turnkey EMR solution for healthcare professionals. Through its merger with Favrille, Inc. in January 2009, the Company acquired intellectual property biotech assets that include anti-CD20 antibodies and data and samples from its FavId/Specifid vaccine clinical trials for the treatment of B-Cell Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. To learn more about MMRGlobal, Inc. visit www.mmrglobal.com. View demos and video tutorials of the Company's products and services at www.mmrtheater.com.
About Pets Best Insurance
Pet insurance plans offered and administered by Pets Best Insurance are underwritten by Independence American Insurance Company, a Delaware Insurance company. Independence American Insurance Company is a member of The IHC Group, an insurance organization composed of Independence Holding Company, a public company traded on the New York Stock Exchange, and its operating subsidiaries. The IHC Group has been providing life, health and stop loss insurance solutions for nearly 30 years. For information on The IHC Group, visit: http://www.ihcgroup.com. In states in which Independence American Insurance Company's new policy form has not yet received regulatory approval, Aetna Insurance Company of Connecticut will underwrite policies. To determine the underwriter in your state, please call Pets Best at 1-866-929-3807.
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