Aetna to offer Internet-based vault for storing records in Microsoft HealthVault

Starting next month, Hartford, Conn.-based, Health insurer Aetna Inc. is becoming the first health insurer to team with Microsoft to give its customers an Internet-based vault for storing medical records they can access even if they change jobs or leave their health plan. Aetna will allow some customers to transfer electronic personal health records to Microsoft's HealthVault, […]

Starting next month, Hartford, Conn.-based, Health insurer Aetna Inc. is becoming the first health insurer to team with Microsoft to give its customers an Internet-based vault for storing medical records they can access even if they change jobs or leave their health plan. Aetna will allow some customers to transfer electronic personal health records to Microsoft's HealthVault, a platform that lets care providers look at the information, if they have patient permission.

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