Microsoft gives Partners grant for diabetes home-health program

Tuesday, August 5, 2008 - 11:00 in Health & Medicine

The Center for Connected Health, a division of Partners HealthCare, one of the nation’s leading integrated health care delivery systems, received funding from the Microsoft HealthVault Be Well Fund to develop a home-based glucose monitoring system for patients with diabetes.  This new initiative, Diabetes Connected Health, will use available online technology to expand patient knowledge and support patient-physician communication to improve diabetes management and treatment outcomes.  The Center for Connected Health is one of 15 request for proposal recipients of the Be Well Fund, selected from nearly 200 proposals submitted. read more

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