Microsoft HealthVault is the most prominent example of a personal health record (PHR). With its open API, flexibility, and connections with multiple health care providers, it gives people interested in monitoring their own health an unprecedented opportunity to do their own research on their own data. This concise book will explain what you can store in HealthVault, how to enable automatic updates from well-kwn fitness devices, and how to use programming libraries to create reports and investigate trends of interest to you.
Vaibhav Bhandari is a seasoned software professional with over seven years of experience in technical, business and people management positions. He has lead Software Development through multiple product cycles in varied businesses at Microsoft. His experience spans Windows PowerShell, Windows Mobile Operating System, and Microsoft HealthVault. He has spoken and presented at several prestigious conference including OSCON (2011 & 2010) and Health 2.0 Hacking 4 Health. In his current role as part of Microsoft HealthVault he works with developers & partners to help design and implement Health Solutions on HealthVault. He is active in Healthcare IT community and shares inside view on health technology with a popular blog. When not involved with Healthcare & IT, he can be seen mountaineering in the North Cascades or cycling to far away places.