Microsoft news recap is a weekly feature highlighting the top Microsoft news stories of the past week. Sit back, grab some coffee, and enjoy the read! New Xbox Game Pass Ultimate subscription will reportedly come with Xbox Live Gold for ... Read more
Microsoft HealthVault is a service that was announced back in 2007 that aimed to offer a service for users to securely store their personal health records. HealthVault has had a rocky existence since its announcement. The service had apps originally ... Read more
Microsoft has announced that they'll be closing their iOS, Android, and Windows phone HealthVault Insights apps sometime before the end of January. The apps are used to keep track of users' health and lifestyle data for potential sharing with medical ... Read more
Microsoft has begun emailing users of its own HealthVault app for Windows Phone, informing them that they will be discontinuing support for the app and removing it from the Windows Store. Here’s the email: Thank you for using HealthVault. We're ... Read more
Doctors in the UK are using the Microsoft Band to be alerted in real time when patients suffer an epileptic seizure.
Microsoft has quietly updated their Privacy Statement ahead of the big update to Windows 10, reports Ed Bott at ZDNet, who also detailed the changes. The update brings clarifications to many sections that were topics of attacks for a number of critics. ... Read more
During a Health & Human Services event in D.C. today, Microsoft Corp. today announced new encrypted e-mail functionality for Microsoft HealthVault, which allows clinical partner solutions to send messages to patients based on security protocols set forth by the Office of the National Coordinator’s (ONC’s) Direct Project. Through this offering, every HealthVault record will be able to automatically accept mails directly from healthcare providers. Initial partners include MedPlus and VisionShare Inc., which have integrated the new service with their solutions to help clinical users secure messages they send to patients...