Category Archives: Microsoft

INTERVIEW WITH LOUIS BURNS, CEO, INTEL – GE CARE INNOVATIONS

In advance of the iHT2 Health IT Summit in Phoenix, Louis Burns, CEO, Intel – GE Care Innovations joined the iHT2 Education Department to discuss Accountable Care Organizations, Remote Care Management, his upcoming keynote presentation taking place at the Summit. One of Care-Innovations’ goals is … Continue reading

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McKesson Giving Away $1 million in Software.

McKesson Corp. is giving away $1 million in electronic health record software to doctors nationwide who provide charity care to the needy. But the pharmaceutical distribution and health IT giant has a few more rules than Santa Claus concerning its … Continue reading

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Microsoft helps seniors stay well with Kinect, HealthVault. By Ken Terry, FierceHealthIT

Microsoft has combined two of its technologies, Xbox 360 Kinect and the HealthVault online platform, to help seniors take better care of themselves at Los Angeles senior centers. Following a successful pilot by Microsoft, the Los Angeles Department of Aging, … Continue reading

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Microsoft partners with other groups to keep seniors healthy By Diana Manos

LOS ANGELES – Microsoft officials announced Wednesday that the company will partner with the City of Los Angeles Department of Aging, Partners in Care Foundation and St. Barnabas Senior Services to enhance the health of Los Angeles’ seniors. The partnership … Continue reading

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Will mHealth Revolutionize Healthcare?

As it appeared in the Huffington Post. You almost certainly have a cell phone (83 percent of Hispanics do, according to a recent study), and it’s probably a smartphone with capabilities far beyond talking and texting. Perhaps you use it … Continue reading

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Latino Groups Aim to Cut Disparities with Health IT by Diana Manos Healthcare IT News

WASHINGTON – Latino groups met last week in Washington, rallying together to seek ways of improving access to health IT and reducing healthcare disparities in their communities. In Picture: L-R Jason LLorenz HTTP, Dr. Elena Rios President of NHMA, Jose … Continue reading

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GE Healthcare, Microsoft Name their New Company – Caradigm

GE Healthcare and Microsoft have announced senior executives and the name of their joint health IT venture, which was announced in December. The new company, called Caradigm, is expected to launch in the first half of this year. The name … Continue reading

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