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Reimagining healthcare across connected experiences, data, and insights 

The whole of the healthcare industry has been impacted by COVID-19 in an unprecedented way. It’s had a substantial impact, and in many ways, it has raised the bar on what we need to collectively deliver as an industry. Ecosystems create powerful forces that can reshape industries. In healthcare, we have the potential to deliver...Read more

Community support through greater access to mental health services 

Mental health is a relevant topic now more than ever. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), one in four people is affected by a mental health condition at some point in their life. Mental health disorders are among the leading causes of ill-health and disability worldwide. It’s one of the most stigmatized and hidden disabilities, and 75 percent of the people suffering...Read more

How healthcare partners are using IoT to adapt with agility 

The urgent and widespread impact of the global health pandemic is shining a light on the healthcare industry and the critical need for continued, rapid transformation.   In response, Microsoft partners are applying advanced technologies such as the internet of things (IoT) and artificial intelligence (AI) to create solutions that are enabling healthcare workers to deliver quality care to more people while keeping patients and providers safer.   Below, I’ve highlighted a few of the contributions that Microsoft partners are making as the world comes together to solve critical healthcare...Read more

Congratulations to our 2020 Health Innovation Award winners 

For 17 years, Microsoft has honored innovations that advance the health industry. The 2020 Health Innovation Awards continue this tradition, with Microsoft customers and partners deploying solutions that deliver better experiences, insights, and care. Today more than ever, these powerful capabilities are needed by health organizations and professionals to enable personalized care, empower care teams, and improve operational outcomes. Our Microsoft Health and Life...Read more

Deliver better experiences, insights, and care with Microsoft Cloud for Healthcare 

The world after this pandemic will not be the same as the one that came before it. From remote teamwork and telehealth, to supply management and customer service, to critical cloud infrastructure and security—we are working alongside customers every day to help manage through a world of remote everything. The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted nearly every aspect of people’s lives and every...Read more

Supporting your healthcare organization and community during crises 

Before working for Microsoft I worked for the National Health Service (NHS) in the UK for nine years, and we had to deal with complex and significant situations regularly, but nothing with the scale and impact of the current pandemic crisis. At Microsoft, we know we’re several steps away from our healthcare customers on the front lines, but we feel the need to help those customers and partners in whatever way...Read more

Embrace your digital transformation today to improve patient outcomes for tomorrow 

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

Microsoft for Healthcare: Driving healthcare change by empowering tech intensity 

Our Microsoft for Healthcare team and partners are excited to join health organizations, leaders, and experts to build a brighter future for the global health ecosystem so that everyone, everywhere has access to care that works. The rate of disruption for health continues to accelerate. Healthcare organizations worldwide have implemented a breadth of technology solutions...Read more

Microsoft Health Innovation Awards 2020 are now open for submission 

[Update] The entry period for awards is closed and our 2020 health innovation award winners have been announced. Accelerating innovation for better experiences, better insights, and better care There’s never been a more demanding time in healthcare, with many factors driving the need for innovation to solve the industry’s most prevalent and persistent challenges. There...Read more

Best practices for personalizing healthcare in the digital age 

One of the most pervasive challenges facing the healthcare industry today is siloed information. This disconnect limits information accessibility, data uniformity, and interoperability among systems. Thus, there is a constraint on how personal you can get with the information in its current form. This can mean the difference between clinicians having access to genetic information...Read more

Reimagining healthcare: Partnering for a better future 

There has never been a more exciting time to be working in healthcare and life sciences at Microsoft. Our investments across our organization in research and development, world-class talent, and strategic partnerships reflect our CEO Satya Nadella’s vision that many of the next health breakthroughs will come from healthcare and life sciences organizations working in...Read more

Getting personal: The next frontier in patient care 

“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