Transforming health by caring for those who care for us 

Molly K. McCarthy MBA, RN-BC | National Director, Health Providers and Plans Industry, Microsoft Kathleen McGrow DNP, MS, RN, PMP | US Chief Nursing Information Officer, Microsoft Kelly Larrabee-Robke, MBA, MS, RN | US Chief Nursing Officer, Microsoft The challenges faced by healthcare worldwide in the last year have resulted in unprecedented challenges and remarkable Read more

Improving the Rare Disease diagnosis journey with Azure Health Bot 

During the pandemic, we have seen dramatic shifts in technology usage: rapid acceleration of at-home shopping, a transition from in-person to online learning, and much more. In healthcare, telehealth visits have jumped more than 150 percent.i This increase of visits occurred over a three-month period and coincided with protocols shifting, physicians and patients gaining comfort Read more

Commitment to compliance in pharma and life sciences 

Over a year has gone by since the beginning of the global pandemic, and it’s clear that the pharmaceutical industry and COVID-19 vaccines are at the center of everyone’s attention. Calls for quick and rigorous development of a COVID-19 vaccine have given way to the equally important demand for rapid distribution. Because of this unprecedented Read more

Microsoft and Mazik Global: Partnering to Turn Vaccines into Vaccinations 

As COVID-19 vaccines are becoming more widely available, Microsoft is working intently with partners such as Mazik Global to help state and local governments deploy vaccine management solutions that meet their unique and ever evolving needs. I recently sat down with Mohammed Asif, Corporate Vice President and Peter Lane, Vice President of Client Engagement at Mazik Global to discuss Read more

FHIR Interoperability: The Next Step to True Health Data Liquidity 

Achieving data liquidity in the healthcare industry has been a goal for more than 50 years, or since the first digitization of health information. This concept means that restricted health data is accessible to any authorized user on demand once it’s been entered into any system of record.  So why are will still discussing the promise of data liquidity in the context of interoperability today? And further, why are we Read more

Better together: Technology partnerships open the doors to open banking 

Customers are increasingly approaching banking with a digital-first mindset: they expect to be able to perform a range of financial activities from any device. Digital disruptors in the financial services space are offering these services, creating new competition for banks. Adoption of cloud technology has created a world of possibilities for banks, allowing a widescale Read more