SOURCE: MedeFile International, Inc.

MedeFile International, Inc.

April 20, 2011 16:15 ET

The National Association of Local Advertisers Now Protected With MedeFile

BOCA RATON, FL--(Marketwire - Apr 20, 2011) - MedeFile International, Inc. (OTCQB: MDFI) (PINKSHEETS: MDFI), a leader in Internet-enabled Personal Health Record (iPHR) management solutions, today announced that effective immediately, all members of the National Association of Local Advertisers (NALA) will receive a customized MedeFile membership as part of NALA's special benefits program offered to its growing national membership of local business owners. NALA is a membership-based marketing group comprised of local businesses from across the nation that look to the organization to access member discount programs, affordable online marketing programs, and the latest technologies to efficiently promote their respective businesses.

"NALA was founded to help local businesses increase sales and profits through effective tech-savvy advertising and by reducing costs through our popular discount and bartering programs. By also providing them with meaningful value-added benefits, such as MedeFile's personal health record management solution, we aim to empower our members with the tools and resources necessary for them to enhance their and their employees' lives both in and out of the workplace," stated Jeffrey Rosenthal, founder and Chairman of NALA.

Upon enrolling in the customized MedeFile program, NALA members will have 24/7 web-access to their own personal Digital Health Profile, wherein they can securely store their vital health and medical information, including emergency contacts, physicians and hospitals, known allergies, current prescriptions/medications, medical history, medical/legal alerts and relevant health insurance information, among other important data. MedeFile members may also grant others "View Only" access to their online account. Additionally, all activity is date and time stamped, providing a comprehensive audit trail.

Kevin Hauser, Chairman, President and CEO of MedeFile, noted, "We gladly welcome all opportunities to partner with member-centric organizations, such as NALA. We believe that through this win-win collaboration, the value proposition for NALA members will be enhanced, and that they will benefit from assuming greater control over managing their healthcare information. Conversely, MedeFile will benefit from broader brand awareness of the MedeFile solution and the strong prospect for increasing our market penetration."

About the National Association of Local Advertisers (NALA)
NALA's online services primarily focus on assisting local businesses. NALA's services help local businesses bridge old line advertising to the online world of banner ads, email campaigns, video and mobile/text advertising. NALA offers member benefits, bartering services, health discounts and a national and local charity program. For more information, please visit To find and support a local business in your community, please visit

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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