Microsoft announced that "Brooks Rehabilitation, Mason General Hospital, Steward Health Care System and PeaceHealth St. Joseph Health Center are among the health systems implementing Microsoft HealthVault Community Connect to improve care coordination and engage patients and families in managing their own health."
The company also said it has developed a sales and services channel for the health portal solution comprising a select group of business and technology consulting organizations nationwide.
"HealthVault Community Connect enables hospitals to give patients and referring physicians access, after discharge, to electronic copies of the patients' personal health data generated at the hospital. The product also lets patients preregister for hospital appointments online using their electronic personal health information to populate hospital forms in advance."
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