To help improve the health of mothers and babies, Microsoft US Health and Life Sciences (HLS) is taking action through PowerMom, a consortium of health and technology companies, advocacy groups, and community health centers led by the Scripps Research Digital Trials Center. Together, these organizations work to advance research into maternal wellbeing.
For hospitals across the country, the pandemic reinforced the need to improve patient care by moving electronic health records (EHRs) from datacenters to the cloud for greater agility, security, and scalability. Modernization goals progressed during the past two years—driven by the impact of COVID-19, costs, and pressures—accelerating digital transformation. At Microsoft, we kept pace by collaborating with customers to migrate their EHRs to the cloud with Azure.
May was clearly the month to celebrate nursing, with May 6 designated as National Nurses Day, International Nurses Day following on May 12 and our third NurseHack4Health, May 14-16. It was a pleasure to join 30-plus Microsoft volunteers who supported this hackathon, empowering 645 participants from over 30 states and more than 20 countries who
Register for the Microsoft Resilience at Work US Summit, February 4 If characteristics define a person, then three that are critical to me are resilience, agility, and a passion for leveraging technology to solve human challenges. Before joining Microsoft, I founded and led a strategic advisory and information management services firm called Resigility, a
Who would have thought when I made my 2020 health trends and predictions in January that our world would be upended by COVID-19? In a year marked by the health and economic crisis posed by a global pandemic, we’ve seen countless examples of the U.S. health and life sciences community rising to each new challenge
Microsoft is honored to be acknowledged by leading research and consulting firm Frost & Sullivan in its latest white paper, “Empowering Healthcare via Artificial Intelligence.” Based on Frost & Sullivan research, this new authoritative report states: “Microsoft is pioneering a robust and comprehensive approach to the application of AI in healthcare, with a diversified and forward–thinking approach … to meet both the goals of today
Much like Microsoft’s mission to empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more, the mission of the American Hospital Association (AHA) is succinct and straightforward: to advance the health of individuals and communities. Microsoft’s new partnership with AHA builds off our respective missions to launch an educational course on the future
I can’t think of a better way to start the new year than to look at health trends and predictions. Our entire Microsoft Health team is focused on driving digital transformation that empowers our customers to provide quality care. We see tremendous potential to deliver better care more securely and at lower cost, so let’s