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Learn how technology and mental health meet in the future 

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During Mental Health Awareness Month, I can’t help but reflect on the impact COVID-19 has had on mental health and frontline worker burnout. Each year millions of people around the world face the reality of living with a mental illness, but during COVID-19 we saw many people overwhelmed by loneliness due to extreme isolation, grief Read more

Reflecting on HIMSS 2022: Reimagining healthcare for the future   

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The 2022 HIMSS conference wrapped up in Orlando and experts from around the world attended to share their perspectives and key learnings from the last two years of the pandemic, which have transformed healthcare and made a lasting impact. Trends that are changing the industry have emerged, including the growing need to create more personalized Read more

Microsoft brings leading healthcare solutions to HIMSS 2022 

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Microsoft is certainly no stranger to transforming industries, from retail and financial services to manufacturing, and government, we are focused on empowering every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more. That’s why it’s the perfect time to join our customers and partners while we all take stock of where we are and what Read more

Omnichannel care delivery is becoming the next chapter of healthcare delivery 

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In a post-pandemic world, where quarantining and social distancing may no longer be the norm, the emerging hybrid model of patient care will empower access to care for all and the changes will likely accelerate into the years ahead. Healthcare systems using an omnichannel approach are adjusting the way they triage, evaluate, and care for Read more

Explore the new wave of cloud innovation at HIMSS21 

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It’s hard to believe another year of HIMSS is upon us and given the impact of COVID-19 on our society, we’ve all had to rethink how we approach connecting with community and engaging with audiences this past year. So, we are delighted that HIMSS21 will be offered both in-person and digitally—so everyone, everywhere can join together. As a sponsor of HIMSS Digital 2021, Read more

AI and machine learning can implement positive change for the broader health ecosystem 

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When communities have access to better data, they can make better decisions. However, progress has not been equal across the globe, and there is a great need to focus on societal issues such as reducing health inequity and improving access to care for underserved populations. While researchers work to unlock lifesaving discoveries and develop new Read more

How data transformation can support population health strategies 

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While many organizations define population health slightly differently, its core aim is to provide an opportunity for leaders in healthcare, agencies, education, and business to work together in order to improve the health outcomes in the communities they serve, all while making an impact to reduce the total cost of care. Technology and data can Read more

How virtual health is transforming care delivery 

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COVID-19 caused a massive acceleration in the use of virtual health services and has helped expand access to care at a time when the ongoing pandemic has severely restricted patients’ ability to see their doctors. Virtual health technology is enabling healthcare organizations to reimagine how care is delivered and managed for the long term. From Read more

Health data in the cloud: three key questions for your organization 

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Whether you’re developing new drug therapies, trying to learn new insights about your patients or your organization, or comparing treatment options, health data in the cloud is an exciting concept and something we’ve been looking for in healthcare for a long time. However, with technology rapidly changing and growing, adopting it is a daunting prospect Read more

Embrace your digital transformation today to improve patient outcomes for tomorrow 

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The healthcare industry is undergoing an enormous transformation. This transformation is being driven by one core idea; expectations of patient care and wellness are changing. Technology is enabling healthcare organizations to reimagine how care is delivered and managed for the long term. From delivering highly personalized patient experiences and empowering care teams to coordinate care Read more

Getting personal: The next frontier in patient care 

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“The nature of healthcare delivery is changing,” says Dr. Clifford Goldsmith, a physician and Microsoft’s national director for the provider industry in the U.S. “Most of healthcare was designed to work with communicable diseases, infective diseases.” I’m excited to feature Dr. Goldsmith as a guest in an episode of NextGen Health, the podcast series from Read more

Let’s help clinicians turn their focus back to patients 

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Working in healthcare is not for the faint of heart. It can be a chaotic place, and too often the systems are years behind. Healthcare organizations are carefully balancing how to enable a more personalized patient experience, improve outcomes across the care continuum, and reduce costs. Improving the work-life health of providers is also increasingly Read more