HTH Worldwide introduces global Doctor Search and medical Translation Tools via mobile communication devices

Radnor 12 February 2007HTH Worldwide has developed a new suite of global medical assistance tools for mobile communication devices, enabling international travelers to find highly qualified physicians and to translate key medical terminology all around the world. Producing precise results with a few simple clicks, HTH Mobile Health serves the rapidly increasing ranks of world travelers relying on their mobile devices, such as PDAs and smart phones, to help them achieve their international business, leisure or educational goals.


HTH Mobile Health is comprised of a global Doctor Search function that returns detailed individual profiles of thousands of carefully selected English-speaking physicians in 178 countries as well as Translation Tools for hundreds of brand name drugs and essential medical terms and phrases in the world's most common languages. HTH will begin the roll-out of these new capabilities later this month to the 200.000 members of its international health insurance plans.

"HTH Worldwide continues to set the standard for convenient access to reliable, essential data on international medical providers, creating easy-to-use tools to find the right doctor and to overcome communication barriers to receiving care anywhere in the world", stated Angelo Masciantonio, President and CEO of HTH Worldwide. "HTH is working with its members and university and employer customers to make HTH Mobile Health a vital companion on any international assignment."

"The future is here. With PDA in hand, travelers can confidently go virtually anywhere in the world and get medical care they can trust", stated Eliot Heher, M.D., Chief Medical Officer of HTH Worldwide. "Thanks to these developments, scheduling an appointment with trusted physicians far from home will be a standard convenience that contributes mightily to a traveler's peace of mind."

HTH Worldwide is an innovator and expert in helping world travelers stay safe and gain access to quality health care services all around the globe. HTH combines its health and safety research, advanced Internet applications, and extensive experience in designing and delivering international health insurance plans to ensure customers' health, safety and peace of mind. HTH annually serves more than 400.000 world travelers through its own insurance programmes and its licensees in the United States, Canada, Australia and the United Kingdom.

HTH's web-based multi-tier appointment scheduling technology is patented in Australia and has patents pending in the United States and the European Union. HTH contracts with over 4000 carefully selected doctors, hospitals and other medical providers in 178 countries and maintains a global database of important health resources in over 500 destinations outside the United States.

Leslie Versweyveld

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