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Government & policy

Alberta awards PHR contract to Telus-led group

EDMONTON – Telus and its consortium partners – Microsoft, PwC and Get Real Consulting – announced they have been awarded a contract to provide the Province of Alberta with Microsoft HealthVault for the development of a personal health record solution.

Microsoft HealthVault is a trusted online consumer platform that will give Albertans the ability to more easily collect, store and manage their family’s health information in a safe environment using sophisticated user control and security features. This includes moving personal health information quickly across the healthcare continuum whether they are at home, in a clinic, at a hospital or wherever consumers’ lifestyles or business travels take them.

“Telus and our consortium partners are pleased to be selected to provide innovative technology to the Province of Alberta in support of their healthcare transformation goals,” said Paul Lepage, senior vice president, Telus Health Solutions
About Telus Health Solutions
Telus Health Solutions is a leader in telehealth, electronic health records, remote patient monitoring, mobile home and community care, consumer health, benefits management and pharmacy management. Our solutions give health authorities, providers, primary care physicians, patients and consumers the power to enhance decision making and improve outcomes for Canadians. Telus Health Solutions is transforming how information is used across the continuum of care from hospital to home with solutions that foster collaboration, drive prevention and empower care teams and patients. Telus Health Solutions is Canada’s leading Healthcare IT Company as cited by the Branham Group for five years and for being honoured as the ITAC Health Company of the Year (2008) and Health Transformation Company of the Year (2009). For more information about Telus Health Solutions, please visit and

Posted January 26, 2012