Microsoft has released its HealthVault app for Windows 8/RT devices for free in Windows Store. HealthVault app allows you to access your health information stored in your HealthVault account. Description: HealthVault for Windows helps you take control of your health and keep your most important health information at your fingertips. Set health goals, track progress, and discover trends. Features: Track progress towards your health goals. Manage your weight, track your exercise, steps, and diet. Monitor your blood pressure and cholesterol. View and edit details of your family’s most important health information. Discover trends in your health and fitness. Download it here from Windows Store for free. ...

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Microsoft HealthVault, the personal health platform to manage health and wellness is now open to public outside USA. HealthVault was open only to US users so far, but now Microsoft has decided to expand its reach. Its a trusted place for people to organize, store, and share health information online. It works as a platform for 3rd party services like Fitbit, Runkeeper, etc,. Create your account for free at http://healthvault.com. ...

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In the latest edition of Health Tech today, Jim Karkanias, Senior director for applied research technology in Microsoft’s Health Solutions Group is discussing the future of health care industry enabled by Kinect with Bill Crounse, MD Senior Director, Worldwide Health , Microsoft. He says that there is a paradigm shift in how we interact with computers and that is going to help both consumers and doctors in multiple ways. More about it here. ...

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As blogged earlier Microsoft today announced a simple method to migrate your health info from soon to be discontinued Google Health to Microsoft’s HealthVault. Microsoft continues to advance Health info digitization process both for consumers and hospital organizations using Microsoft Amalga Enterprise product. “Google has been an important ally in providing customers with access to their data and tools to better manage care online,” said Nate McLemore, general manager, Microsoft Health Solutions Group. “Microsoft continues to advance the HealthVault platform to increase its value to consumers — by adding important features, such as support for mobile devices, and by collaborating with hundreds of health organizations, including the American Cancer Society, American Heart Association and CVS Pharmacy — to deliver robust health and wellness applications that connect to HealthVault.” Follow the simple steps below to migrate your account, Go to the Google Health account you wish to transfer information from. From ...

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  By this time, everyone must have heard of Google Health’s demise. If you are a Google Health user or Google Health Developer, Microsoft have blogged about the migration process. Also Google is working on a streamlined process for transferring data to Microsoft HealthVault. By then, read the below guide from Microsoft. 1. How USERS can move their Google Health information to HealthVault The great news here is that the Google team has been working with us to ensure that migration is as simple and painless as possible. Google is based on the CCR standard, and HealthVault has the ability to import CCR-based documents, so it’s a pretty straightforward deal. Google has detailed instructions for moving your profile data into HealthVault here. For now, the process involves downloading your Google information as a special file called a “CCR” and then uploading that file to HealthVault where we’ll incorporate it into ...

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