Family Health Guy

In which Sean talks about HealthVault and other cool ideas in Personal Health

OK, for reals this time, last post here ....

... to say, please join me at my new home! I'll be blogging at http://importimmunity.wordpress.com...

Author: Sean Nolan Date: 10/16/2014

What's Next!

OK, just one more post here! In between time relaxing with the family and getting to know all the...

Author: Sean Nolan Date: 07/08/2014

You want even more good news for patients? We’re here to please!

I love it when a plan comes together. What started in a pretty featureless meeting room in 2009 is...

Author: Sean Nolan Date: 03/26/2014

Trust me, I'm a patient!

In our little world of patient data interoperability, job #1 for the last year or so has been all...

Author: Sean Nolan Date: 03/13/2014

Talking to the feds about VDT

Last week I had the privilege to speak to the Information Exchange Workgroup of the HIT Policy...

Author: Sean Nolan Date: 02/17/2014

Super-enthused about Blue Button in pharmacies… I think

As the old saw goes, we were Blue Button before Blue Button was cool. We were part of the Markle...

Author: Sean Nolan Date: 02/11/2014

Tell us how to make HealthVault better, get goodies....

One of the big changes to the HealthVault team over the last few years is that we've built out an...

Author: Sean Nolan Date: 01/28/2014

MS-HUG awards time again ... bring it!

Every year at HIMSS the Microsoft Health Users Group awards their innovation awards. Past winners...

Author: Sean Nolan Date: 01/21/2014

How we spent our holiday vacation at HealthVault

Our most recent HealthVault release dropped to production right at the end of November, which left...

Author: Sean Nolan Date: 01/13/2014

Headed to the gym? Stay motivated with new awesome from Precor and HealthVault!

One of my New Year’s resolutions was to not pile onto the torrent of “resolutions”...

Author: Sean Nolan Date: 01/09/2014

A Tale of Two Cities

Quite a week --- from Seattle to DC to Seattle to Edmonton to Seattle --- and can finally give...

Author: Sean Nolan Date: 12/06/2013

Great stuff at the USC Body Computing Conference!

Last week I got to head down to USC for their annual Body Computing Conference. It was really a neat...

Author: Sean Nolan Date: 10/06/2013

Quantified Self, CHECK!

I am so psyched about this post that I’m literally bouncing up and down in my chair. That may...

Author: Sean Nolan Date: 08/06/2013

Your feedback at work, making HealthVault better!

A lot of the work we’ve been doing in the HealthVault team lately has been behind-the-scenes...

Author: Sean Nolan Date: 07/23/2013

Take a (virtual) summer trip with GetFit RoadTrip!

MSN used to host a pretty popular HealthVault app called RouteTracker. The idea was pretty simple...

Author: Sean Nolan Date: 07/21/2013

Health & Fitness in Windows 8.1!

Finally today, we’ve started talking more about Windows 8.1 and shared a preview version at...

Author: Sean Nolan Date: 06/26/2013

Another reason HealthVault rocks: safer summers!

My daughter is back from college and my son is in the throes of final exams --- just trying to hold...

Author: Sean Nolan Date: 06/11/2013

Datapalooza has gotten Datapa-huge-a!

Get it? Look, you have to cut me some slack on the title there; this is our fourth year and...

Author: Sean Nolan Date: 06/03/2013

Great fun --- and a $10k challenge --- at Health:Refactored

I just got back from a great couple of days at the Health:Refactored conference --- a new show put...

Author: Sean Nolan Date: 05/14/2013

What's the story with HealthVault on Android?

Super quick post because it's just too much text to put into a tweet. ;) We get the question a lot...

Author: Sean Nolan Date: 05/02/2013

Medical imagery comes alive on Windows 8!

Hands down the most underutilized feature of HealthVault to date has been our ability to store and...

Author: Sean Nolan Date: 04/17/2013

A (much) better approach to patient identification

Unlike some others, I’m optimistic about the creation of CommonWell and its potential for...

Author: Sean Nolan Date: 03/24/2013

HealthVault on Windows 8 ... amazingly great.

HealthVault means a ton to me --- as you might gather if you see me driving around Bellevue in my...

Author: Sean Nolan Date: 03/14/2013

HealthVault, Big Easy style … HIMSS 2013!

For the first year in a long time, I’m sitting out the HIMSS show and staying home --- which...

Author: Sean Nolan Date: 03/01/2013

Wow … a thoughtful piece on Patient Activation!

I have to admit to a certain amount of impatience with most debates about patient engagement. Much...

Author: Sean Nolan Date: 02/11/2013

Welcome BlipCare to the world of awesome health devices

When it rains it pours! What with NOKR, 1212, MS-HUG and our new iPhone app, seems like I’m...

Author: Sean Nolan Date: 02/06/2013

HealthVault for iPhone v2 --- now worldwide!

Since its launch in the United States last August, HealthVault for the iPhone has consistently been...

Author: Sean Nolan Date: 02/04/2013

Submit your Awesome HV app for an MS-HUG innovation award!

Each year, our uber-healthcare group at Microsoft runs an awards program on behalf of the Microsoft...

Author: Sean Nolan Date: 02/04/2013

Now, even SAFER families with HealthVault and NOKR!

I have been a big fan of the Next of Kin Registry for a long time. Mark and his team have taken a...

Author: Sean Nolan Date: 02/03/2013

Another step forward for data liberation; Check out the SMART C-CDA Scorecard!

My job at HealthVault is to be a pragmatist. If somebody has information they want to get into...

Author: Sean Nolan Date: 01/23/2013

Know your meds --- automatically!

OK, now that everyone has set up their emergency profile in HealthVault … You HAVE set up...

Author: Sean Nolan Date: 01/06/2013

New Year 2013: Take five minutes to make your family safer

While it’s certainly cliché, this really is a great time of the year to...

Author: Sean Nolan Date: 12/30/2012

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