Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) has partnered with medical informatics company Candelis Inc. Candelis stores the digital medical images of their patents on cloud storage. Patients would be able to transfer their digital images to Microsoft HealthVault as a result of the partnership.
The benefits for patients is that they would be able to control, archive, and access their medical images anytime from HealthVault. They will also have full control of their data and grant access to family members. Patients would also be able to avoid unnecessary duplicate imaging procedures.