My LifePlan® Positioned To Attract Strategic Partners
RAVENNA, Ohio, Oct. 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — A five-year-old emerging tech company from northeast Ohio has received official recognition for its innovation from the federal government. The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office issued My LifePlan(®) U.S. Patent No. 8,234,125 – Healthcare Data Management, on July 31, 2012. This achievement positions the company to attract strategic go-to-market partners that will assist in expanding MLP’s mission and scope.
The new patent safeguards MLP’s proprietary systems, methods and technology that make critical health and personal information available to emergency care providers and caregivers over any communication network. It also complements the company’s substantial domestic and international intellectual property (IP) portfolio. This patent is the first to issue from a group of 10 pending applications.
Founded in 2007 by CEO Ruth Skocic, My LifePlan offers MyChoice(®) — an emergency and disaster relief service providing critical information about members in times of emergency. Using state-of-the-art and industry-leading biometric technology, a simple scan of a fingerprint, ID card or bracelet displays an individual’s critical information, such as medical conditions, prescriptions, allergies, emergency contacts and much more for emergency providers. MLP’s bottom-up business structure and springboard management approach for business are uniquely designed around the individual to fulfill its mission ~ to help save lives and help reduce suffering in an emergency event ~ whether it be a travel accident, a medical emergency, a weather disaster or an act of terrorism.
The new patent addresses MLP’s ability to coordinate field emergency personnel with triage services anywhere in the world, while providing risk management mitigation for government and business entities, and optimizing workflow for attending caregivers. MLP’s pending patent applications expand on this and address improvements and new applications to biometric technology related to people in transit, to lost pets, and to other populations.
Ernest Grumbles III, a strategic IP and business development attorney representing emerging tech companies and entrepreneurs including MLP, says that the patents help companies like MLP by providing federal recognition for technical innovation, deterring those who would copy the innovation, increasing company value, and serving as an attractant to those looking to invest or partner with an innovative company.
“My LifePlan is already serving a growing population of individual member clients, groups such as college students, hospital and corporate employees, and county agency clientele,” commented Skocic. “But that’s just the beginning. We have the potential to create a collaborative network among government and private sectors, providing comprehensive Mass Care disaster preparedness services for individuals worldwide and the agencies and government representatives which care for them.”
About My LifePlan
My LifePlan(®) is a woman-owned emergency information solutions and technologies company founded to help individuals take control of their vital information and personal care directives in routine emergencies and large-scale disasters, while also providing such information to authorized emergency personnel and caregivers in a timely, secure fashion when every moment counts. Headquartered in Ohio, the company was founded by former social service practitioner and social scientist Ruth Skocic. More information about MLP Technologies and the MyChoice program can be found at (http://www.mylifeplaninc.com).
For more information about this topic, or to schedule an interview with Ruth Skocic, contact Estelle Brown at firstname.lastname@example.org or (330) 297-7931/(330) 235-3281.
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