News | February 25, 2008

Microsoft Launches Fund to Enable Patient-Centric Health Solutions

February 26, 2008 - Microsoft Corp. introduced the Microsoft HealthVault Be Well Fund, a $3 million initiative designed to empower providers with targeted funding to stimulate the research and development of online tools that improve health.

The targets stimulating solution development across a range of health disciplines that have the potential to improve health outcomes for both patients and health-conscious consumers. This supports the goal of the HealthVault platform, which is focused on creating an ecosystem of health solutions that accelerate connections between consumers, physicians and the information they need to make informed decisions that are personalized based on access to a complete view of an individual’s up-to-date data.

Microsoft is soliciting proposals from areas including primary and secondary, acute care, juvenile disease management, women’s health management and community and social health applications.

For more information: www.microsoft.com/healthcare

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