29 Apr Microsoft's HealthVault a challenge to Google Health?
Microsoft’s HealthVault technology will be used as the foundation for Mayo Clinic Health Manager, a personal health record service that the Mayo Clinic will use to allow patients to monitor their conditions and share information with their caregivers. Google already has a number of agreements with organizations over the use of Google Health, its own personal medical-record service.
Microsoft joined together with the Mayo Clinic to launch Mayo Clinic Health Manager, an online application built on Microsoft’s HealthVault technology that will allow patients to store medical information and “receive individualized health guidance and recommendations based on the clinical expertise of Mayo Clinic,” according to a statement issued by both organizations.
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