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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Windows Azure and StorSimple: The Last Storage Solution You’ll Ever Need
June 17, 2013
An interview with storage expert Marc Farley on the benefits of Window’s Azure and StorSimple solutions.
Steady as she goes or down with the ship, a parable for healthcare
June 16, 2013
Last week I was visiting Microsoft customers and partners in Stockholm, Sweden. Today’s blog post starts with a story that reminds me of the challenges and...
Checking in on Windows 8 EHR mobile app pilot
June 12, 2013
Technologists love the idea of accessing patient records at the point of care. But what do clinicians and patients think? A Windows 8 pilot program provides a...
Another reason HealthVault rocks: safer summers!
June 11, 2013
My daughter is back from college and my son is in the throes of final exams --- just trying to hold on for that last push before a few months of freedom. The...