MMRGlobal Announces Another Hospital Patent License Agreement at HIMSS13
NEW ORLEANS, LA -- (MARKETWIRE) -- 03/04/13 -- MMRGlobal, Inc. (OTCQB: MMRF) today announced that through its wholly owned subsidiary, MyMedicalRecords, Inc., it has reached an agreement to license MMR's extensive health IT patent portfolio, which includes seven U.S. patents -- Nos. 8,301,466; 8,352,287; 8,352,288; 8,121,855; 8,117,646; 8,117,045; and 8,321,240 -- to Olympia Medical Center . T
he License Agreement also includes rights to additional pending applications and continuation applications, all of which involve inventions pertaining to Personal Health Records, Patient Portals and other Electronic Health Record systems. Olympia is a Los Angeles-based hospital with 204 beds, staffed by more than 600 physicians representing over 40 specialties, and known for its continuous program enhancement and excellence in service. With the latest license, the Company goes into its first day at HIMSS with royalty-based license agreements with EHR vendors, surgery centers, PHR vendors, Interbit Data, wellness providers, Burkhart Dental, and hospitals in addition to reseller relationships with healthcare professionals, associations, retailers and others as a direct result of MMR's patented IP embedded in its MyMedicalRecords Personal Health Record and MMRPro document management and imaging services for healthcare professionals . The Company is exhibiting at the HIMSS 2013 Annual Conference and Exhibition, in booth #3363.
As a result of heightened awareness of the MyMedicalRecords patent portfolio, the Company will be meeting with hospital administrators, providers, retail pharmacies, patient monitoring and telemedicine service providers and laboratories, as well as other software and equipment vendors in the healthcare and wellness markets. Without a license to the MMR patent portfolio, hospitals and providers could find themselves infringing on MMR's IP, since in order to fully qualify for incentives under the HITECH Act, Meaningful Use core requirements to provide patients access to their personal health information through a Web-based portal must be met.