LOS ANGELES, CA–(Marketwired – Jul 23, 2013) – MMRGlobal, Inc. (OTCQB: MMRF) (“MMR”), a leading provider of Personal Health Records (PHRs), MyEsafeDepositBox storage solutions and MMRPro document management and imaging systems for healthcare professionals, today announced that through its independent sales and marketing agreement with Healthcare Merchant Solutions (“HMS”), the Company has expanded sales of its products and services to affinity organizations, retailers, multilevel marketers, membership organizations, banks and credit card companies as well as non-profits. As a result of HMS’ efforts, MMR plans on signing an agreement with Primary Residential Mortgage, Inc. (PRMI), to offer its MyEsafeDepositbox.com service as a closing gift with every mortgage they write. HMS, headed by Kurt Benjamin and Philip Posen, is also selling into physician offices, surgery centers and other healthcare professionals in connection with HMS’ existing merchant processing business portfolio to physicians.
According to Benjamin, who participated in an MMR conference call following the Company’s Annual Stockholders Meeting held on July 17th, 2013, HMS has also been responsible for selling MMR’s Personal Health Record to a state chapter of the American Automobile Association (AAA) which is in the process of negotiating a letter of intent for a test program with MMR. HMS is also actively involved in selling MMR’s patient and professional products and services through numerous physician channels, including the 20,000 physicians who make up the American Association of Orthopaedic Surgeons.
Additionally, HMS is selling MMR’s products and services to emergency response providers, servicing more than 650,000 customers, to add a comprehensive PHR to make sure that families have their medical information available in an emergency.
HMS is also working with numerous non-profits including the American Diabetes Association and the American Youth Soccer Organization among numerous others using PHRs to generate revenue through cause-related marketing programs on behalf of these organizations and others.
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, retail pharmacies, and professional organizations and affinity groups. TheMyMedicalRecords 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 through an integrated patient portal. 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.