Norton Healthcare to Use Microsoft UIS & HealthVault to Support Its ACO Initiative

Norton Healthcare entered into an agreement with Microsoft to use its health solutions platforms, Microsoft Amalga Unified Intelligence System (UIS) and Microsoft HealthVault. These systems will allow Norton Healthcare to aggregate and mine data in a highly efficient manner and will assist the Louisville, Ky.-based health care system in its Accountable Care Organization (ACO) initiative."Norton […]

Norton Healthcare entered into an agreement with Microsoft to use its health solutions platforms, Microsoft Amalga Unified Intelligence System (UIS) and Microsoft HealthVault. These systems will allow Norton Healthcare to aggregate and mine data in a highly efficient manner and will assist the Louisville, Ky.-based health care system in its Accountable Care Organization (ACO) initiative.

"Norton Healthcare and Humana Inc. are working together to establish the first ACO in the region, which represents one of four national pilot sites for the Brookings-Dartmouth ACO Pilot Project.

ACO also will use HealthVault to support the creation of a patient-centric medical home by giving patients an easy way to store and share personal health information with providers, and to track and share health indicators, including blood pressure and weight, through the use of connected personal health devices, such as blood pressure cuffs, glucometers and scales connected to their health care provider via computer," stated Microsoft press.

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