Lifeclinic International and Get Real Consulting Team-Up to Launch Microsoft's HealthVault
December 19, 2008 (PRLEAP.COM) Health NewsBurtonsville, MD (PR Leap) December 19, 2008 — Lifeclinic International, Inc., the world's leading manufacturer and distributor of automated blood pressure monitors and health testing stations along with Get Real Consulting, an expert in Internet software development, team-up to launch Microsoft's HealthVault within Lifeclinic's family of products.
Lifeclinic Chief Medical Officer, John T. Kelly, M.D., Ph.D. says, "Because of the power and excellence of the Microsoft brand, the HealthVault platform is becoming one of the largest and most well-respected portals within the healthcare community. Today, people use a variety of health devices that provide biometric data. Giving them and their healthcare providers the ability to store and access this information from one trusted location - HealthVault - is extremely powerful."
Lifeclinic's health stations allow users to perform various biometric tests. Users can electronically save their data for the creation of a Personal Health Record (PHR) and for tracking and charting with the use of various tools made available at Lifeclinic.com and Microsoft's HealthVault.
Dr. Kelly continues, "People need to feel confident that their privacy and health information are being thoroughly protected. Lifeclinic's ability to send consumers' health data from its health stations to HealthVault makes us one of today's safest and most secure online health and equipment providers. Get Real developed the software to facilitate uploading information from our machines into HealthVault."
Get Real Consulting has unique experience in the integration of applications with HealthVault. Get Real CEO Mark Heaney commented, "We're pleased to be involved with one of the first applications in the emerging Internet health arena and to be leveraging HealthVault to empower people to improve their health."
About Lifeclinic International, Inc.
Lifeclinic is the world's largest supplier of commercial, automated, blood pressure monitors and health stations. Lifeclinic monitors can be found in over 30,000 pharmacies and 5,000 worksites wellness centers, medical clinics and health clubs worldwide, performing 500 million blood pressure measurements annually. Lifeclinic monitors, health stations and management systems encourage individuals to take an active role in their healthcare and provide corporate management with tools to help reduce costs while improving the health of individual employees.
About Get Real Consulting
Get Real Consulting is a Web software development professional services company with offices outside Washington, DC and in Bangalore, India. Specializing in powerful easy to use Web sites and applications, Get Real is pioneering Internet health and wellness Web portals.