Tuesday, June 30, 2009

AMA and Microsoft Collaboration to Enhance Patient-Physician Communication

It will be interesting to see how Medem's PHR fits into this equation. Healthvault could potentially provide Medem with connectivity to devices, EHRs and RHIOs. SV

June 11, 2009

CHICAGO – The American Medical Association (AMA) announced today it is working with Microsoft to better connect patients with their physicians. Patients and their physicians will be able to exchange vital health care information by connecting through Microsoft's HealthVault, a platform developed by Microsoft to store and maintain health and fitness information. Through this collaboration physicians will be able to access self reported patient health information at the point of care, while enabling patients to access vital information that has been entered through the physician’s office.


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