LOS ANGELES, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 08/12/13 -- MMRGlobal, Inc. (OTCQB: MMRF) ("MMR" or the "Company") today announced it plans to file its quarterly report on Form 10-Q for the period ended June 30, 2013 on Wednesday, August 14, 2013. The Company is a leading provider of consumer-controlled Personal Health Records (PHRs), MyEsafeDepositBox storage solutions and electronic document management and imaging systems for healthcare professionals, as well as a licensor of its health information technology patents domestically and internationally. Through its wholly owned subsidiary, MyMedicalRecords, Inc., the Company now owns eight U.S. patents with multiple claims focused on the digital transmission of medical records, including Personal Health Records. MMR's most recent patent issued by the United States Patent and Trademark Office, covering online prescriptions, was received on July 30, 2013. Internationally, the Company has issued patents and pending applications in countries of commercial interest including Australia, Singapore, New Zealand, Mexico, Canada, Hong Kong, China, Japan, South Korea, Israel, and European nations.
MMR also has hundreds of patent claims in pending U.S. applications related to health information technology. These include applications directed toward Mobile Platforms for Personal Health Records, a Method and System for Managing Personal Health Records with Telemedicine and Personal Health Monitoring Device Features, Prepaid Card Services related to Personal Health Records, a Universal Patient Record Conversion Tool, Aggregation of Data from Third Party Systems into a Personal Health Record Account, Electronic Health Records in Clinical Trials, a Data Exchange with Personal Health Record Service, Delivery of Electronic Medical Records or Electronic Health Records into a Personal Health Records Management System, a Health Record with Inbound and Outbound Fax Functionality, and a Method and System for Providing Online Medical Records with Emergency Password.
The Company believes it is well positioned to monetize its intellectual property given requirements under the law pertaining to HIPAA and the HITECH Act and Meaningful Use Stages 2 and 3. The Company also believes that hospitals, healthcare professionals and certain vendors responding to the current needs of the market should be interested in purchasing the Company's products and services or licensing the Company's IP.
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