DELRAY BEACH, shop Fla., prostate Apr 12, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) — PositiveID Corporation (“PositiveID” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ: PSID) announced today that it has partnered with the International Maritime Medical Association (“IMMA”), a trade association that promotes the health and medical interests of seafarers, port workers and cruise passengers worldwide, to offer PositiveID’s Health Link personal health record (PHR) to approximately one and a half million seafarers per year on a paid subscription basis. The Company will launch the partnership with a pilot program for up to 1,000 seafarers in Antwerp, Belgium and Manila, Philippines.
Upon successful completion and review of the pilot program, PositiveID will offer its Health Link PHR to millions of seafarers and port workers per year, on a paid subscription basis.
Health Link is an electronic, web-based PHR that enables a patient to manage his or her personal medical information and history from anywhere there is an internet connection. Health Link, engineered to be interoperable with Microsoft HealthVault, Google Health and various electronic medical records systems, connects patients to personalized health education and provides online connectivity to caregivers and physicians. Through reminders and alerts that can be tailored to suit an individual’s unique circumstances, users are reminded of important actions and receive suggestions to better manage their health. This includes everything from refilling prescriptions on time, appointment reminders, drug interaction warnings, and tips for preventative actions.