Chain Drug Consortium partners with Microsoft HealthVault
BOCA RATON, Fla. More consumers will be able to store medication history online using Microsoft’s HealthVault under a new partnership between Microsoft and Chain Drug Consortium.
“We are excited to partner with Microsoft to provide our members’ consumers security-enhanced access to their personal health records using Microsoft’s new electronic health platform technology,” Chain Drug Consortium president and chief executive officer Edward Frisch said.
Chain Drug Consortium comprises 12 pharmacy chains—including Kinney Drug, Duane Reade, Lewis Drug and Kerr Drug—with more than 1,000 stores.
“By giving their member pharmacies access to a personal health record that connects with HealthVault, Chain Drug Consortium is offering consumers across the country an efficient and effective way to manage medications,” said Jim Mault, director of the Health Solutions Group at Microsoft. “This is a critical service as the number of prescriptions per person continues to rise.”