The mobile-enabled UPMC AnywhereCare allows patients to receive high-quality care from emergency room professionals 24 hours a day and with reduced copays.
The collaboration includes health chatbot and population health tools to empower patients and providers, and efforts to advance UPMC's immunology research.
Under the deal, UPMC is purchasing stock from existing non-employee medCPU shareholders and expects to hold majority ownership by the end of Q2 2016.
The company's solution is in use by over 500 hospitals and payers to efficiently manage, monitor and engage patient populations of all sizes and risk levels.
UMPC will use Microsoft's tablet to give their physicians quick access to the most important information they need about every patient they see.