LOS ANGELES, March 26, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- MediSwipe Inc. ( www.MediSwipe.com ) (OTCQB:MWIP), a patient security solutions and financial products company for the medicinal marijuana and health care industry, today announced that the company received national news coverage from ABC news affiliate channel 7, WXYZ based in Detroit, Michigan featuring the MediSwipe Patient ID cards and cloud-based records management and payment system. The Company was the feature interview during a healthcare conference over the weekend in Detroit, Michigan covering the state's medicinal marijuana industry. The feature news story may be viewed online here: http://www.wxyz.com/dpp/news/friday-kicks-off-the-medical-marijuana-expo-in-detroit The Company was also praised for a new agreement to open a state of the art wellness and patient facility in downtown Detroit which will be one of the city's largest facilities to provide patient education, certifications and continuing doctor-patient relationships for the sector. The new facility operated by MediSwipe will also move to be the first in the industry not only to provide jobs and state registration fees on behalf of patients, but education and certification classes for those seeking knowledge within the industry on the effects of medicine for qualified patients. "We are extremely pleased that national news reporters sought us out to explain our position within the industry to describe our applications and how they may bring a positive effect toward regulation. Our cloud based data management system will enable caregivers to properly document patient interaction and provide much needed tracking of these transactions for regulated states. The MediSwipe certification stations will ensure the proper doctor patient relationship exists, and we will provide continuing care for those patients who need rehabilitation, pain management and guidance for appropriate care in a safe, secure and medical environment. Our first center in Ann Arbor will be receiving patients this weekend, and we expect our larger facility in downtown Detroit on Jefferson Avenue to be open shortly after April 1st", stated B. Michael Friedman, MediSwipe, CEO About MediSwipe Inc.