SOURCE: MedeFile International, Inc.

MedeFile International, Inc.

September 08, 2011 08:00 ET

ConnectCare3 to Offer MedeFile Personal Health Record Management Solutions to Its Corporate Members

BOCA RATON, FL--(Marketwire - Sep 8, 2011) - MedeFile International, Inc. (OTCQB: MDFI) (PINKSHEETS: MDFI), a leader in Internet-enabled Personal Health Record (iPHR) management solutions, today announced that is has signed an agreement with ConnectCare3 (CC3), a revolutionary service designed to help seriously ill patients navigate the healthcare system.

A vocal advocate for the mainstream adoption of electronic personal health records -- particularly by patients suffering from chronic or serious illnesses and diseases, CC3 will purchase a predetermined number of annual Premium Memberships from MedeFile and also offer the Company's MedeFile Lite subscriptions to all of its corporate clients as a value-added benefit for their employees.

The idea for ConnectCare3 was born after Samuel N. Lombardo, President and CEO of CC3, was diagnosed with a brain tumor. During his treatment, Mr. Lombardo found that seriously ill patients needed assistance in finding the best treatment options, doctors and facilities in order to achieve the best outcomes. The service was launched in 2008 when it began serving municipal governments and authorities in central Pennsylvania. Today, the Company has quadrupled the number of clients it serves to encompass more than 50,000 employees (and their dependents) from school districts, colleges, county governments, nursing homes and several private sector companies throughout Pennsylvania, Maryland and New Jersey.

In addition to the premium memberships CC3 is purchasing from MedeFile, MedeFile will receive a contracted monthly fee per member from all CC3 members who elect to enroll in the MedeFile Lite program. CC3 will market the enrollment option to each of its current and new members through email, its web site found at, direct mail and its call center operations, among other communications means. CC3 members who enroll in the MedeFile Lite program will also retain the option to upgrade to the Premium Membership at any time.

According to Douglas Shand, Vice President of Sales and Marketing at CC3, "Over 100 million people in the U.S. are living with chronic diseases and illnesses that subject them to complex treatment plans administered by numerous physicians and care specialists. Without the ability to view multiple records on an individual from multiple places where they are created, clinicians have an incomplete view of the available information that could well influence diagnosis, prevention of drug-to-drug interaction and effective treatment. Since improving the coordination of care of patients in order to optimize outcomes and quality of care is one of CC3's core imperatives, we believed it was essential to integrate an effective personal health record solution into our service platform."

Continuing, Shand said, "In addition to its ease-of-use and intuitive web interface, MedeFile is highly differentiated from their competition because they do all the work for the patient. They collect, digitize, maintain and regularly request record updates from its members' care providers, helping to ensure that each patient has a comprehensive, accurate and secure compilation of records and vital health information. After assessing a wide range of PHRs on the market, it became evident to us that both CC3 and MedeFile share the same commitment to superior patient-centric service and attention -- making them the ideal partner for us."

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

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