PPE Maintenance Window (December 17th 2013)

Please note, the HealthVault Pre-Production Environment (PPE) instances in the U.S. and U.K. will be unavailable for a 3 hour maintenance window as indicated below.  Start Time: December 17th 2013 at 1 AM PST End Time:  December 17th 2013 at 4 AM PST Please use the MSDN Forum to report any issues outside this window….

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HealthVault 1311 release

On behalf of the HealthVault team, I’m incredibly excited to announce the availability of the HealthVault 1311 release. Let’s take a look at the awesome set of features being made available this release.  Microsoft Account Sign Up Changes HealthVault is upgrading to the latest Microsoft account workflow for new account creations.  We’re making this change…

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HealthVault Platform SSL Certificate Update!

HealthVault Service communications occur via schematized XML in the body of an HTTP request over a TLS Connection [RFC2818]. Our current platform SSL certificate expires on July 4, 2013. Consequently, we are issuing a replacement certificate with anticipated deployment on July 2, 2013. The new certificate derives trust from VeriSign’s root certificate as illustrated below….


HealthVault 1306 release availability

With much excitement we’re announcing the HealthVault 1306 release today. This release includes some great new features for the ecosystem. Let’s take a look. HealthVault’s new global architecture A little over a year ago we made HealthVault available to users worldwide. The architecture consisted of an instance of HealthVault for US-based users, and an instance…

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HealthVault + Your Web Service + Your Client Apps

Cloud hosted services such as HealthVault, Windows Azure, Office365, Dynamics Online, and others provide a great canvas upon which to compose both consumer and enterprise solutions. In this article, we’ll establish a foundation upon which to “front-end” a number of HealthVault solution scenarios. We’ll illustrate the use of a web-service (hosted on Windows Azure, of…


HealthVault Library for Windows Store C#/XAML Sample

The HealthVault for Windows Store application is now among the most popular Windows Store applications.  You can utilize the same underlying class library to develop your own HealthVault integrated Windows Store solutions.   A recent blog post details availability and usage of the HealthVault Library for Windows 8.  The library itself is available via Codeplex and…


Revisiting Connectivity Models and Solutions Architectures

Over the past few weeks, we’ve participated in healthcare solution development events at the University of Louisiana and in Silicon Valley.  These events were designed to spark healthcare informatics innovation using team-competition and incentives, including cash prizes.   We enjoyed many aspects of these events (Fred Trotter’s soap-box session stands-out) and consider it a privilege to…


HealthVault at Convergence

The HealthVault team recently presented session CSCRM26 at the annual Microsoft Dynamics Convergence conference.  Our session is entitled Improving Healthcare Outcomes with Microsoft Dynamics CRM & HealthVault.  Specifically, we demonstrated a chronic condition population management clinical system solution composed using online platform services including Microsoft HealthVault and Microsoft Dynamics CRM.  Our solution utilizes HealthVault/CRM “plug-ins”…

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Health Technology Forum: Toronto

The recently organized Toronto chapter of the Health Technology Forum has created a Meet-Up portal for their members.   In their own words… At our local meet-ups, we discuss real-life technology use-cases from hospitals, doctor offices, medical billing, insurance, remote monitoring, pharmaceuticals, health-and-wellness, individuals, proactive and engaged patients, and various patient-care services. Subject matter experts, users,…

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HealthVault for Windows is now live in the Windows Store!

See the new HealthVault app for Windows available now via the Windows Store.   The native Windows application enables consumers to view and edit their HealthVault accounts using Windows 8 devices including Windows Surface. Application Developers may also utilize the HealthVault Library for Windows 8 to create their own Windows Store HealthVault applications.   We will be…

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