SOURCE: MMRGlobal, Inc.

MMRGlobal, Inc.

December 19, 2013 08:35 ET

MMRGlobal Receives 9th HIT Patent for Secure Web-Based Wireless Access to Protected Health Information Files

LOS ANGELES, CA--(Marketwired - Dec 19, 2013) - MMRGlobal, Inc. (OTCQB: MMRF), through its wholly owned subsidiary MyMedicalRecords, Inc. (collectively, "MMR"), today announced that MMR has received an Issue Notification from the United States Patent and Trademark Office for U.S. Patent No. 8,626,532 entitled "Method for Providing a User with a Web-based Service for Accessing and Collecting Health Records." The patent is MMR's ninth U.S. patent and enables users to access and collect their medical records in a secure and private manner using wireless devices such as smartphones, tablets or telemedicine platforms, amongst other systems, allowing users to communicate with healthcare providers, manage prescriptions and perform other functions privately, and securely access and share their protected health information wherever and whenever they need to. The patent also features enhanced security, allowing patients to protect their most sensitive and personal information in segregated password protected files.

The patent includes 27 claims representing a significant addition to MMR's existing U.S. patent portfolio which will now include nine issued patents, one notice of allowance which will represent the Company's tenth U.S. patent, as well as 18 other pending U.S. applications. MMR is a practicing entity and a leading provider of Personal Health Records, MyEsafeDepositBox storage solutions and MMRPro document management and imaging systems for healthcare professionals. Additionally, the MMR patent portfolio includes issued patents and pending applications in other countries or regional authorities of commercial interest including Australia, Singapore, New Zealand, Mexico, Japan, Canada, China, Hong Kong, South Korea, Israel, and Europe.

MMRGlobal CEO Robert H. Lorsch said, "Based on the comprehensive nature of the Company's growing patent portfolio, we are signing agreements with institutional investor funds that specialize in helping companies with significant intellectual property portfolios manufacture, distribute and license their products and services. This newest patent is additive to MMR in that it allows for Web-enabled wireless devices to provide secure access to one's personal, protected health information in a disaster or emergency situation ( The patent is also designed to allow doctors, paramedics and hospitals access to a patient's complete medical file from any doctor, hospital or healthcare professional anywhere in the world regardless of the underlying manner in which it was originally created such as plain paper or any eHealth system."

The newest patent follows MMR's U.S. Patent No. 8,498,883 (the "883 Patent"), received on July 30th this year and entitled "Method for Providing a User with a Service for Accessing and Collecting Prescriptions." The '883 patent has 28 claims directed toward providing users with the ability to access and manage prescriptions online by including features for sending prescriptions to the pharmacy, accessing prescriptions from the pharmacy, sending reminders and scheduling prescription refills, and identifying adverse drug interactions. On December 13, 2013, MMR filed a second complaint for patent infringement against Walgreen Co. in the United States District Court Central District of California, Case No. 2:13-cv-9214, relating to the '883 Patent. Additional MMR patent infringement complaints involving the '883 Patent have also been filed against Allscripts and Quest Diagnostics.

About MMRGlobal
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. 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. MMR'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, MMR 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 View demos and video tutorials of MMR's products and services at

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