Category Archives: HealthVault


Microsoft's Windows Embedded team, Microsoft Innovation Center in Torino, Italy, and Microsoft HealthVault have collaborated with Freescale and Kontron developed an intelligent system proof of concept that seamlessly connects the Freescale home health hub reference platform, FDA-certified panel PCs, servers and in-home medical devices. "The system enables patients to automatically relay medical data from devices […]

VPAID ads are now enabled across MSN, MSNBC, and the Microsoft Advertising Video Network. "VPAID stands for Video Player Ad-Interface Definition is an IAB-standard technology that dramatically enhances storytelling for video advertisers by letting people interact directly with the video ad, instead of just watching it," posted Jennifer Creegan.VPAID not only drives interactivity, but it […]

AARP and Microsoft launched today "AARP Health Record,: a security-enhanced online service designed to help people over 50 manage and improve their health. "This new free tool enables users to enter, store and edit their personal health information in a central location and to share it selectively with caregivers, family members, doctors and other healthcare […]

Microsoft alongwith the City of Los Angeles Department of Aging, Partners in Care Foundation and St. Barnabas Senior Services unveiled an innovative program called the "Exergamers Wellness Club," which combines technology with exercise, overall health monitoring and evidence-based health education from Partners in Care."Seniors in the program use Kinect for Xbox 360 to make exercise […]

Microsoft and GE Healthcare announced a new initiative aimed at improving healthcare quality and the patient experience. "The two companies are creating a joint venture that will combine Microsoft's deep expertise in building platforms and ecosystems with GE Healthcare's experience in clinical and administrative workflow solutions," said Microsoft.The new venture, which is pending regulatory approval […]

Swedish, the largest health system in the Greater Seattle area, plans to implement Microsoft Amalga, a health intelligence platform, to improve care coordination across organizational boundaries and help manage population health as patients move among care settings.Microsoft said "Swedish also plans to use Amalga for population management, bringing together inpatient, outpatient and payer payment data […]

People looking to transfer their data from Google Health service, which is scheduled to be discontinued on Jan. 1, 2012, can now easily transfer their personal health information stored in a Google Health profile to a Microsoft HealthVault account using the "Direct Project messaging protocols" established by the Office of the National Coordinator for Health […]