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MEDNET Launches MedSafe to Prevent Teenage Prescription Drug Abuse
Date:10/21/2009

RIDGE, N.Y., Oct. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- What's the cost of saving a teenage life? When it comes to preventing accidental death resulting from prescription medication abuse, there's no price tag. Parents with good intentions, however, may be unaware that the lock-boxes they've installed are not protecting their teens from the ticking timebomb of prescription drugs. That's why MEDNET(TM), a national leader in premium-quality medical supplies, has formed an exclusive partnership with Axius Healthcare Group to distribute MedSafe(TM), the most secure medical safe on the market today.

"MedSafe is a real safe, setting it apart from medicine cabinets and other inferior lock-box products," says Lorraine Yarde, principal of the Axius MedSafe division of Axius Healthcare Group, which manufactures products that prevent loss in the healthcare industry and address patient safety concerns. "We've been developing this safe for five years in response to specific consumer demand. MedSafe is much more than a deterrent - it's peace of mind for parents, grandparents and caretakers, and provides real protection against prescription drug abuse."

Made of high-grade steel, MedSafe (http://www.MedSafeStore.com) features a biometric fingerprint reader, so its contents are accessible only to the parent or person who programs the safe. MedSafe technology is proven: it has been used in the healthcare industry for years, securing medications in doctors' offices nationwide. Moreover, it is the number-one choice for gun enthusiasts and law enforcement officers to store handguns in the home, winning endorsements from the National Rifle Association and The Handgun Club of America. Other lock-box products available on the market today, made from plastic and using confusing combination locks or mechanical keys, do not stand up to the durable steel and high-tech security features of the original MedSafe.

"MedSafe is secure enough to store a loaded weapon, and that's exactly what a prescription drug is when it winds up in the hands of teens and is abused," says Rob Perissi, MEDNET's president. "The parallel is uncanny but pertinent, considering that one in five teens has abused a prescription pain medication, and one in 10 has abused cough medicine. Preventing access to such medications is our goal through this partnership with Axius. MedSafe is the best solution available with a proven record of over five years."

MEDNET is the exclusive distributor of MedSafe, available in two sizes. MedSafe is ideal not only for homes but anywhere prescription and over-the-counter medications are stored in proximity of children and teens, including daycares, schools, camps and more.

About MEDNET Direct Corp.

Leveraging technology to move products from manufacturer to buyer in the most efficient manner possible, MEDNET strives to save customers time and money. The company accomplishes this by direct supply through leading U.S. manufacturers of premium quality medical supplies. Such partnerships, plus MEDNET's cutting-edge customer service, guarantee savings to customers, helping them gain that crucial competitive edge in the disposable medical supply marketplace. For more information, please visit http://www.mednetdirect.com.

About Axius Healthcare Security Solutions

With over 20 years of experience in healthcare technology and security, Axius' mission is to save families the pain and heartache caused by the abuse of prescription medications by providing the most secure products to safeguard prescription medications. The original MedSafe is just one product from a comprehensive line of solutions incorporating biometrics to improve safety in homes and healthcare settings. Located in Long Island, NY, Axius has design and engineering teams around the world. For more information, please visit http://www.axiushealth.com.

    Contact:

    Kerry Perissi
    Vice-President of Sales & Marketing
    MEDNET Direct Corp.
    877-633-6389
    kperissi@mednetdirect.com

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SOURCE MEDNET Direct Corp.


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