Thoughts, comments, news, and reflections about healthcare IT from Microsoft's worldwide health senior director Bill Crounse, MD, on how information technology can improve healthcare delivery and services around the world.

New Show! Microsoft Health Tech Today

New Show! Microsoft Health Tech Today

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HealthTech_Logo_MAIN_WMS Logo_v2 I’m pleased to be able to share information about the newest episode of Microsoft Health Tech Today, the on-line video series at the intersection of health and information technology.  Our March program will premier on February 25th.


My guests include:

imagePatty Gabow, M.D., CEO, Denver Health

Learn how Dr. Gabow applied lessons learned from blue chip brands such as Mercedes-Benz and Ritz-Carlton to transform Denver's largest public health system; saving money, saving jobs and satisfying patients.


image Michael Buist, M.D., inventor, PatientTrack

Dr. Michael Buist experienced not one, but two near-death experiences due to medical errors. An internist in Australia, he went on to invent Patientrack, a program that significantly improves the timeliness of doctors attending to their hospitalized patients.


image Mayo Clinic Health Manager

Mayo Clinic internist, Dr. Tulledge-Scheitel, and one of her patients who suffers with chronic migraine headaches explain how an on-line tool called Mayo Clinic Health Manger (powered by Microsoft HealthVault) is helping patients manage and take ownership of their health.


image Professor Daniel Fletcher, UC Berkeley

See how a cell phone can turn into a usable field microscope.  It can take images of blood cells, bacteria or parasites and transmit them to far-away medical centers for diagnosis, helping detect disease outbreaks in poverty-stricken regions of the world.


See the trailer for our newest show below.  I hope you enjoy the program when it premiers next week!


Bill Crounse, MD  Senior Director, Worldwide Health    Microsoft

  • It's really sad that something this extreme has to happen to spark a change in protocal!

    Great post.

  • Nice post, learning microsoft is being more interested in health is good.

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