Because Sometimes Jolly Old England Isn't So Jolly

HTH releases mPassport iPhone app to help travelers navigate healthcare abroad

Jan 27, 2010, 09:39 ET from HTH Worldwide

RADNOR, Pa., Jan. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- HTH Worldwide, a global health and safety services company, announced today that it has launched mPassport® London - a new iPhone application for finding quality healthcare services abroad.

Following the earlier release of mPassport® Paris, mPassport® London is now available in the iTunes App Store for downloading onto 75 million iPhones and iPod Touches around the world. The second in a series of applications covering world capitals, mPassport® London features:

  • Detailed profiles of over 250 carefully selected English-speaking physicians and dentists.
  • An appointment scheduling function that helps travelers arrange office visits with these practitioners on short notice.
  • iPhone's mapping and GPS functionality to help visitors to London find the shortest route to convenient care.

Every year almost two million Americans visit London.

iPhone users can use mPassport to conveniently contact HTH's concierge service to request an appointment with a specific doctor or within a medical specialty. mPassport also maps and profiles notable hospitals and pharmacies and provides brand name equivalents for over 340 prescription and over-the-counter drugs.

"London is our second destination to go live in the app store.  By the end of the first quarter of 2010, we will have launched a total of twenty applications covering five continents," said Andy Orr, product manager for mPassport.  HTH also maintains an mPassport mobile web site at where subscribers can access these features on a worldwide basis.

About HTH Worldwide

HTH Worldwide provides health insurance plans and global medical assistance services for business and leisure travelers as well as students abroad. HTH programs are distinguished by a contracted community of over 6,500 hospitals and doctors in 180 countries. HTH combines its health and safety research, advanced Internet and mobile applications, and extensive experience in designing and delivering international health insurance plans to ensure customers' health, safety and peace of mind. HTH was recently named one of North America's fastest growing companies in Deloitte's Technology Fast 500.  For more information, visit


John Miller

215.564.3200 x114

SOURCE HTH Worldwide