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Appature Announces onKey as an Innovative Platform for Creating Microsoft HealthVault-Compatible Applications
Jun 10, 2008 (12:06 PM EDT)
SEATTLE, June 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Appature Inc. today announced the launch of onKey, a new software platform designed to provide a complete solution for any company interested in developing Web applications compatible with Microsoft HealthVault, Microsoft's health platform that provides consumers with innovative ways to take control of their health.
"We're excited Microsoft continues to invest in the consumer health space," said Kabir Shahani, CEO of Appature. "As a healthcare-focused technology company, initiatives like HealthVault allow us to develop applications that deliver even greater value to our clients. The onKey platform plays a crucial part in helping medical device, pharmaceutical and life sciences companies accelerate their participation in this space. And Appature is technologically helping move these companies in a direction that will have incredible benefits for consumers and healthcare professionals alike."
"We are pleased with Appature's approach to helping partners build robust applications that connect to HealthVault," said Bert Van Hoof, director of Partner and Developer Program, Microsoft Health Solutions Group. "With the launch of their onKey platform, Appature's approach can now be leveraged by many more health partners, driving further industry collaboration and helping to create a connected healthcare system that puts consumers in control of their personal health information."
HealthVault is a free Web-based platform designed to put people in control of their health data. It helps them collect, store and share health information with family members and participating healthcare providers, and it provides people with a choice of third-party applications and devices to help them manage things such as fitness, diet and health. HealthVault also provides a privacy- and security-enhanced foundation on which a broad ecosystem of providers -- from medical providers and health and wellness device manufacturers to health associations -- can build innovative new health and wellness management solutions to help put people in control of their and their family's health.
Appature is a Seattle-based technology provider specializing in Enterprise Marketing Management software and Web application development for medical device, pharmaceutical and life sciences companies. By combining strong healthcare domain experience with top-tier software expertise, Appature is able to provide robust solutions to help marketers effectively create a dialogue with their customers through personalized marketing, and improve marketing ROI.
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