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Microsoft for Healthcare: new people, products, and partnerships 

  In healthcare and life sciences, advances in research and technology development are providing a deeper understanding of human health and leading to more effective ways to prevent and treat disease. At the same time, the shifting landscape of the business of healthcare, including changes in policy and new business models, has created disruption and...

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Let’s help clinicians turn their focus back to patients 

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...

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Powering genomics tools and analysis with cloud computing 

Microsoft continues to work alongside researchers and industry partners to bring cloud-based genomics analytics tools and solutions to the market. These solutions are critical in deciphering the code embedded in our individual and collective genetic blueprint. A better understanding of the genetic code will be important for improving diagnosis, developing new precision therapeutics, tailoring treatments,...

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Upscale your patient marketing to create personalized experiences 

Patients are doing their best daily to make informed decisions about their healthcare as access to information becomes more readily available. Health organizations have an opportunity to capitalize on this engagement by focusing holistically on the patient journey, looking end-to-end from their care interactions to their experience as a health consumer. As the industry shifts...

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Microsoft welcomes new Chief Medical Officer Dr. David Rhew 

The healthcare industry is in the middle of an exciting transformation as the cloud, AI, and technology innovations unlock new efficiencies in healthcare delivery and discover new breakthroughs in scientific exploration. For Microsoft to enable our customers and partners during this transformation, it’s important that we continue to recruit experts in this field who truly...

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Every immune system has a story to tell; the key is knowing how to listen 

Learning how to listen to immune systems was the challenge that united Microsoft and Seattle-based Adaptive Biotechnologies one year ago. We set out to completely transform the way we diagnose, monitor and treat disease by creating a universal blood test to scan the body for past and present signs of infections, cancers and autoimmune diseases....

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