Microsoft, TracFone, Health Choice Network unveil new Mobile Health Management Approach

First look into HCN’s upcoming pilot project involving Microsoft and TracFone’s smartphone-enabled solution
21 August 2014 | Steve Aylward , Microsoft, General Manager, Solutions & Strategy, U.S. Health & Life Sciences

Ten reasons health organizations need a strategy for the Internet of Things now

The Internet of Things is a game-changer for healthcare IT. Here are ten reasons health organizations need to create a strategy now.
05 August 2014 | Neil Jordan , General Manager of Health Worldwide for Microsoft

The consumer health market and traditional medicine: Bridging the divide

How can we facilitate something similar to the checks and balances of conventional medicine in the consumer health market?
30 July 2014 | Dr. Simon Kos , Health Industry Manager for Microsoft Australia

From piecework to collaborative teamwork with mobile computing

To take advantage of the productivity potential of mobile devices, health professionals need to be able to use EHRs on many different form factors.
25 June 2014 | Clifford Goldsmith, MD , Managing Director, US Healthcare Providers

New standard for the exchange of health information is taking fire

Interoperability with FHIR demonstrated on Microsoft services and devices at recent Connectathon.
12 June 2014 | Leslie Sistla , Director, Technology Strategy, Worldwide Health Industry

Improving population health with mobile care management technology

Health professionals improve care management with solution that provides the best of both mobile and desktop capabilities.
11 June 2014 | Sam Robinson , National Director, U.S. Health Plan Industry, Health and Life Sciences

Two ways that health organizations can better engage those they serve using HealthVault

Customers tell me that they’re looking for more ways to engage with those they serve. Here’s how HealthVault can help.
10 June 2014 | Raj Thiagarajan , Director, Strategy and Business Development, HealthVault International

Bringing your fitness data together

Do you track your steps with a wristband or clip-on? Weigh yourself on a scale? Maybe you’re thinking about getting one of the new smart...
03 June 2014 | Nathan Reno , Sr. Business Development, HealthVault

Health Apps for SharePoint, Part 2: Introducing the (free) HIPAA Book of Evidence app

In my last post, I described enterprise-class Health Apps for SharePoint as a simple way for healthcare systems to accelerate and inculcate culture change and business transformation at a scale never before possible.
29 May 2014 | Dr. Dennis Schmuland , Chief health strategy officer, U.S. Health and Life Sciences, Microsoft

A need for technology with nurses in mind

Health professionals enter their career for people. Technology should make us better, not get in the way.
15 May 2014 | Cheryl Mollin , Registered Nurse (Retired)

Health apps for SharePoint, Part 1: Scalable, adaptive apps on tap to accelerate business transformation

Apps for SharePoint are sort of like apps for your mobile device—with two major exceptions: scalability and adaptability
13 May 2014 | Dr. Dennis Schmuland , Chief health strategy officer, U.S. Health and Life Sciences, Microsoft

Three trends that support better patient engagement

How can you better engage patients to be healthier? And do so with limited resources? Today’s technologies can help.
06 May 2014 | Gabe Rijpma , Sr. Director Health & Social Services, Asia

How better, faster access to data can transform patient care

The real value of the Internet of Things: a new intelligent system at Henry Mayo hospital is improving care, and giving physicians secure, anywhere, anytime access to patient data.
25 April 2014 | Steven Bridgeland , Senior Product Marketing Manager - Health, Windows Embedded, Microsoft

Three examples of the wide range of clinical-grade tablets

A family doctor has different tablet requirements than an EMT does. But today both have plenty of clinical-grade options.
22 April 2014 | Gareth Hall , Windows 8 lead, Microsoft Worldwide Health

Achieving new levels of health technology interoperability with the Internet of Things

See how the Internet of Things encompasses many new technologies that enable hospitals to bring together existing systems and data.
15 April 2014 | Steven Bridgeland , Senior Product Marketing Manager - Health, Windows Embedded, Microsoft

Demonstrating the best of both worlds—desktop and mobile capabilities

Here’s what I heard at HIMSS: clinicians want apps and services that give them the best of both mobile and desktop capabilities.
08 April 2014 | Gareth Hall , Windows 8 lead, Microsoft Worldwide Health

How do we shift from a sickness system to a health system?

Could the traditional health system + consumer health market = better health and more sustainable healthcare?
01 April 2014 | Dr. Simon Kos , Health Industry Manager for Microsoft Australia

If you haven’t already, it’s time to move to the new Windows

The sooner you transition to the new Windows, the sooner you can support the mobility and security needs of healthcare today.
20 March 2014 | Laura Ipsen , Corporate Vice President, Worldwide Public Sector, Microsoft

HIMSS14: Looking Back at a Successful Show in Orlando

Microsoft recaps its presence and news while at HIMSS14
06 March 2014 | Michael Robinson , Vice President, U.S. Health and Life Sciences, Microsoft

Microsoft Health Users Group Celebrates Recipients of 2014 Innovation Awards at HIMSS

Microsoft honors health organizations for delivering breakthroughs in healthcare
25 February 2014 | Steve Aylward , Microsoft, General Manager, Solutions & Strategy, U.S. Health & Life Sciences

Health Organizations Embrace Microsoft Mobility Solutions

At HIMSS, Microsoft announced how a range of health organizations are embracing Microsoft apps, platforms, and solutions.
24 February 2014 | Dr. Dennis Schmuland , Chief health strategy officer, U.S. Health and Life Sciences, Microsoft

Seeking elegant solutions to healthcare challenges

Dell’s August Calhoun on working with customers to find elegant solutions to healthcare challenges.
21 February 2014 | August Calhoun, PhD , Vice president and general manager, Dell Healthcare and Life Sciences

Personal Health Technologies Help to Answer the $4.6 Trillion Dollar Question

In the currently raging debates about healthcare, there’s little attention to population aging and the cost of care — two critical trends that I call the $4.6 trillion question.
21 February 2014 | Eric Dishman , Intel Fellow and General Manager of the Health & Life Sciences Group, Intel Corporation

HIMSS Must-Sees

HIMSS is a time for our industry to come together to share information about how technology can make a real impact in health.
20 February 2014 | Neil Jordan , General Manager of Health Worldwide for Microsoft

Mobile PHR Pilot Program Extends the Reach Of Health Care Across the Community

Microsoft interviewed Lee Stevens, Director, HHS Office of the National Coordinator (ONC), regarding their pilot with Microsoft HealthVault, Verizon and Children’s Medical Center Dallas (CMCD) to allow patients to securely receive their medical records...
20 February 2014 | Dave Meyers , Microsoft Director of Business Development, HHS

How wearable technology fuels women’s health

Taking mobile one step further, hands-free wearable devices will transform healthcare. See what this means to women worldwide.
30 January 2014 | Sarah Muckler , Director of Health Marketing, Worldwide

AirStrip and SAP meet demand for enterprise-class mobile health apps

See what AirStrip and SAP have to say about their experience building their mobile apps on Windows 8.
28 January 2014 | Gareth Hall , Windows 8 lead, Microsoft Worldwide Health

How HealthVault helps people like me take control of my health

Here are four ways that taking control of your health information is helping you take control of your health.
21 January 2014 | Raj Thiagarajan , Director, Strategy and Business Development, HealthVault International

Is healthcare following the example of the automotive industry?

Cars have definitely come a long way. Many vehicles that we own today have simple dashboards to view temperature, tire pressure, fuel level, and other features.
20 January 2014 | Hemang Patel , Senior Bus Dev Manager, US Health and Life Sciences

Goodbye, XP: It’s not you; it’s just that things have changed

It’s been a great run, XP. But it’s time for us to move on to more flexible and secure ways for health professionals to work.
16 January 2014 | Neil Jordan , General Manager of Health Worldwide for Microsoft

Three Windows 8.1 customer favorites

As the mobility market continues to evolve, we learn from our customers which features best meet health professionals’ needs.
09 January 2014 | Gareth Hall , Windows 8 lead, Microsoft Worldwide Health

A preview of some of the latest mobility in health solutions

Mobility is something that we’ve talked about a lot on this blog. We all know that healthcare is changing and that mobility is at the forefront of this change.
03 December 2013 | Helen Harmetz , Sr. Product Marketing Manager at Microsoft

The most common cancer in women worldwide

Breast cancer is the most common cancer in women worldwide. So I’m arming myself with knowledge using three great mobile apps.
16 October 2013 | Sarah Muckler , Director of Health Marketing, Worldwide

Five steps to make your mobile device healthcare project a success

Healthcare is a face-to-face business. Medical professionals typically see patients in person, listen to their health complaints, and address their patients’ conditions. As a mobile business, adopting mobile technology is a logical step.
09 October 2013 | Danny Yeo , Health Industry Lead - Asia

Partnering for the Future of Healthcare

For hospitals and health systems to achieve the value of their EMR investments, they must be able to deliver information to the point of care and ultimately the point of making a difference with patients – whether...
03 October 2013 | Neil Jordan , General Manager of Health Worldwide for Microsoft

Three megatrends that will propel modernization forward

As HHS organizations continue to strive toward the triple aim, these three technology trends will help them get there.
02 October 2013 | Kevin Dolan , Industry Marketing Development Director, Microsoft Public Sector and Human Services, United States

How Palmetto Health Doctors Defied the Health Information Technology (HIT) Productivity Paradox: Part 3

A three-part series on how Palmetto Health, without engaging any outside consultants, improved primary care productivity and the patient care experience simply by running their existing EHR on Microsoft Surface Pro tablets.
27 September 2013 | Dr. Dennis Schmuland , Chief health strategy officer, U.S. Health and Life Sciences, Microsoft

How Palmetto Health Doctors Defied the Health Information Technology (HIT) Productivity Paradox: Part 2

A three-part series on how Palmetto Health, without engaging any outside consultants, improved primary care productivity and the patient care experience simply by running their existing EHR on Microsoft Surface Pro tablets.
18 September 2013 | Dr. Dennis Schmuland , Chief health strategy officer, U.S. Health and Life Sciences, Microsoft

Restoring clinicians’ vision of patient information at the point of care

Imagine losing your eyesight so slowly that you forget what it’s like to see clearly. This is the disabling condition of age-related cataract disease. The lens degenerates...
17 September 2013 | Dr. Simon Kos , Health Industry Manager for Microsoft Australia

How Palmetto Health Doctors Defied the Health Information Technology (HIT) Productivity Paradox: Part 1

A three-part series on how Palmetto Health, without engaging any outside consultants, improved primary care productivity and the patient care experience simply by running their existing EHR on Microsoft Surface Pro tablets.
10 September 2013 | Dr. Dennis Schmuland , Chief health strategy officer, U.S. Health and Life Sciences, Microsoft

Checking in on Windows 8 EHR mobile app pilot

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 bedside view.
13 June 2013 | Gareth Hall , Windows 8 lead, Microsoft Worldwide Health

Checking in on Windows 8 EHR mobile app pilot

For clinicians, using an Electronic Health Record (EHR) system when they’re traveling between clinics and hospitals often isn’t all that convenient. To have the information they need with them usually means they have to bring stacks of paper charts or...
13 May 2013 | Gareth Hall , Windows 8 lead, Microsoft Worldwide Health
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