HealthVault reference

The HealthVault Developer Tools site is an online resource to complement the MSDN Developer Center, and the Application Configuration Center. The site contains reference information for data types, methods and vocabularies supported by HealthVault.

Data types

HealthVault supports 80 data types to enable a range of medical and fitness scenarios. This section describes each data type in detail.


The HealthVault platform is exposed as a set of XML service methods. This section provides detailed information about each method.


A vocabulary is a list of values such as procedure codes or diagnostic codes. This section lists each vocabulary supported by HealthVault.


Complementing the existing HealthVault XML Service APIs is the REST API. This API can be used to retrieve documentation about patient Action Plans.