Welcome to the Microsoft in Health newsroom. Over the past 13 years, Microsoft has steadily increased its investments in health with a focus on addressing the challenges of health providers, health and social services organizations, payers, consumers and life sciences companies worldwide. Here you can find the latest news related to the company’s health solutions — including Microsoft Amalga and HealthVault — as well as solutions delivered by our broad ecosystem of industry partners.
State of Texas to Improve Communication and Collaboration by Adopting Office 365 for More Than 100,000 State Employees
Feb. 15, 2013
Cloud-based productivity service to help state meet CJIS security and HIPAA privacy requirements.
Exergamers Wellness Club Uses Kinect and HealthVault to Enhance Seniors’ Well-being
April 4, 2012
Seniors in Los Angeles experience improved fitness and increased happiness as a result of an innovative public-private partnership that uses interactive gaming and health-monitoring tools from Microsoft.
GE, Microsoft Share Plans for New Joint Venture, Caradigm
Feb. 13, 2012
50-50 joint venture will combine Microsoft’s deep platform expertise with GE Healthcare’s experience in clinical and administrative workflow solutions.
Microsoft and HIMSS Launch Health Users Group Across EMEA
Nov. 4, 2008
Collaborative forum designed to connect healthcare communities throughout region.
American Well and Microsoft Enter Into a Strategic Collaboration to Bring Healthcare to People’s Homes
June 18, 2008
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Hawaii plans to be the first health plan to introduce the integrated online care platform to consumers.
From meaningful use to meaningful analysis: Health Management Technology
Nov. 8, 2011
Orion Health Acquires Microsoft’s Former HIS Product; Companies Will Co-Market Offerings: HIStalk
Oct. 13, 2011
Direct Project gives doctors secure access to data exchange: American Medical News
Aug. 1, 2011
Microsoft HealthVault to Accept Google Health Record Transfers: eWeek
July 19, 2011
Microsoft announces 'Direct' way to move from Google Health to HealthVault: Healthcare IT News
July 18, 2011
Q&A: Demonstrating the power of data: CMIO
May 4, 2011
Microsoft HSG Bets Future on Amalga: Chilmark Research
May 3, 2011
Meaningful—And Accountable—Use: Hospital & Health Networks
April 28, 2011
Microsoft to Power Data Exchange Network for Physicians in Hawaii: eWeek
April 22, 2011
Microsoft Collaborating On Chronic Condition Management Systems: InformationWeek
April 20, 2011
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The paper blizzard not addressed by electronic health records
May 23, 2013
Everything we read suggests the day is nearing when all hospitals and doctors will use computers instead of paper to create, store, and share our medical...
The Healthcare Conundrum; doing what’s wrong for business by doing what’s right
May 21, 2013
I read with interest this morning an article by Erin McCann, Associate Editor at Healthcare IT News . Ms. McCann shines a bright light on the sad fact that...
Your Turn! Enter the $10K Windows 8 & HealthVault Challenge.
May 15, 2013
I don’t often turn over space on HealthBlog to other authors. An exception was during my sabbatical when Gareth Hall kindly filled in for me. Another...
Great fun --- and a $10k challenge --- at Health:Refactored
May 14, 2013
I just got back from a great couple of days at the Health:Refactored conference --- a new show put on by the Health 2.0 folks that brings a slightly more...