SOURCE: MMRGlobal, Inc.

MMRGlobal, Inc.

January 06, 2011 08:35 ET

MMRGlobal Launches Health Information Platform and Communications Exchange in Support of Worldwide Expansion Plans

LOS ANGELES, CA--(Marketwire - January 6, 2011) - MMRGlobal, Inc. (OTCBB: MMRF) ("MMR") today announced it has deployed the first of its kind proprietary health information and communications network in support of its MyMedicalRecords Personal Health Record and MMRPro products and services for healthcare professionals. The new network, called MMRGlobal Infocom, enables the Company to reduce certain infrastructure costs by more than 60% while upgrading its services to include VoIP Gateways and virtualized service options that are necessary to the operation of its patented Electronic Health Record platform and services. Additionally, MMRGlobal is exploring licensing and reseller opportunities using the new platform to generate service revenue from government health information exchanges, healthcare companies and others with similar needs. 

"This deployment gives the Company control over its own destiny," stated Robert H. Lorsch, MMRGlobal CEO and Chairman. "We now own our platform operations and, as part of our global expansion, have the ability to securely operate with multiple data centers and integrate our products with any carrier in the world. This capability should help facilitate shorter lead times to market and better service Chartis International, Kodak in the Pacific Rim, Unis-TongHE in China and eventually help us launch services in India."

"MMRGlobal Infocom is designed to increase the value of our Company similar to when I led the acquisition of Pacific Bell Information Systems and American Express Telecom," Lorsch continued. "This opens the door to significant business opportunities not previously available to the Company. Based on the 8-K filed by the Company last week, MMRGlobal is evolving into a biotech and health IT company with its own information exchange network, a powerful combination in the world of clinical trials and global government incentives for healthcare."

According to Rafael "Ralph" Salazar, MMRGlobal Vice President of Communications and Carrier Relations, "MMRGlobal Infocom was designed and built by the Company based on a scalable, modular architecture that allows for accelerated expansion, structural changes, customizable applications and rapid domestic and international deployment. The platform has been built to enable the integration of new state-of-the art SIP solutions needed for our present and future business needs, including voice recognition and speech synthesis applications, and is designed to interface and integrate with all legacy systems. Now, callers will be greeted by new multi-language voice prompts, down to a dialect which will direct them to the various services the Company offers."

"MMR's platform design also gives us carrier failover options that automatically redirect medical records information to other alternate locations in the event of any unforeseen interruption in service," added Salazar. 

The Company's interactive platforms are capable of both supporting its total capacity needs as well as others that may want to utilize MMRGlobal's patented technologies. Additionally, the network is being expanded to include locations both in the Midwest and Los Angeles and other sites worldwide. MMRGlobal Infocom will support many different communications protocols for both the modern world of VoIP and from legacy PSTN systems.

"Our gateways are capable of connecting legacy equipment to modern VoIP systems and services," Salazar added. "Our proprietary software makes it simple to create and deploy a wide range of feature-rich telephony applications, services and open source solutions. This includes VoIP gateways, call center ACDs and IVR systems which represent the modular building blocks needed to create an integrated IVR system or virtually any other kind of communications solution. The open nature of the system means that there is no fixed limit on what it can do. Through modular integration we can build everything from a small IP application to a massive carrier media solution."

Prior to joining MMRGlobal, Ralph Salazar held technology and management leadership positions with PacBell, National Broadcasting Company, three Olympic Games, EBU International World Cup Soccer, SmarTalk Teleservices and AT&T, where he dealt with carriers in Europe, Asia and the Americas.

About MMRGlobal, Inc.

MMRGlobal, Inc., through its wholly-owned operating subsidiary, MyMedicalRecords, Inc. (MMR), 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. MyMedicalRecords 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. The MyMedicalRecords Personal Health Record 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. MMRGlobal'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. MMR is also an integrated service provider on Google Health. To learn more about MMRGlobal, Inc. and its products, visit www.mmrglobal.com.

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