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  • Blog Post: Vote on the next great health app at Future Decoded

    Health care might just be the most exciting segment of the enterprise app market. Sure, apps in other fields can save you time or save you money. A great enterprise health app can do all that – and it just might help save a life. What’s that you say? That’s not enough? You want more...
  • Blog Post: Focus on Windows Apps for health: See inside the human body with Essential Anatomy 3

    This post is part of an occasional series about health-focused apps for Windows 8.1 and Windows Phone. If you’ve developed a health or wellness app on a Windows platform and you’d like to be considered for this series, leave a link to your app in the comments. There was a time when knowledge...
  • Blog Post: Project Sienna lets you build an app today with no code and no cost

    Have you ever tried to learn a foreign language? Did you find it a little frustrating? Did you find yourself asking questions like, “Why do I need to learn the subjunctive tense for all these irregular verbs?” Did you ever wish you could just learn how to ask for directions to your hotel...
  • Blog Post: EHI Live wrap-up day 1: Getting to grips with patient data

    The UK’s leading minds in healthcare converged on Birmingham on 5 Nov. for the start of EHI Live 2013. There were panel talks and case studies – not to mention demos and giveaways. There were lots of big ideas being discussed at the show, but much of the conversation boiled down to finding...
  • Blog Post: Connect with Microsoft at this year’s EHI Live!

    After months of anticipation, EHI Live 2013 is finally upon us. Microsoft will be at stand B60 in NEC Hall 1 in Birmingham for the entire show – and we’re got lots of great stuff planned. At this year’s EHI you can: Find out how technology is reshaping how people work day-to...
  • Blog Post: Can a tablet app transform patient care?

    Effective patient communication is essential to effective patient care. Whether you're talking about having access to accurate medical records or just knowing when a patient needs another blanket -- keeping those lines of communication open leads to increased flexibility, better patient outcomes and...
  • Blog Post: The Consumer at Work: Creating the next generation of healthcare applications

    The first 60 years of business software has been focused on making operations more effective and efficient. However, outside work we now possess beautifully designed devices, which are easy to use and run a new generation of user centred software built on internet technologies. These devices and services...
  • Blog Post: Starting early with the PHR: Taking the Redbook online

    Microsoft HealthVault , the secure healthcare information data store, is being used across the world in an ever-increasing number of ways, in order to use data to improve health outcomes. Here in the UK, developers are lucky: we have a giant healthcare provider which is hungry for technology solutions...
  • Blog Post: Public Sector Windows 8 Apps eBook

    Over the past few weeks we have been compiling eight great public sector apps which can be found in the Windows 8/Windows Phone app store . The result is this handy guide which features details about each app, screenshots and information about our involved Partners. Featured in the Windows 8 app eBook...
  • Blog Post: Set free your health teams with the revolutionary Office 365

    Flexible working (aka Anywhere Working) is a huge theme in UK healthcare. This covers a broad spectrum of topics including cloud, BYOD (bring your own device), platforms, IT infrastructures - all the way through to telehealth/telemedicine. The vision of healthcare professionals roaming hospital wards...
  • Blog Post: Six great Windows 8 apps for the public sector

    Since the launch of Windows 8, users have been able to delve into a huge range of new apps to play with. Developers in public sector organisations around the country are discovering the new opportunity that the Windows Store offers them to design, build, and make available their apps to customers in...
  • Blog Post: Amazing movement-to-text sign language glove wins Imagine Cup!

    Microsoft Corp. announced the winners of the 10th annual Imagine Cup , the world’s premier student technology competition, honouring student technology innovations that address the world’s toughest problems. The winning Software Design project developed by Ukrainian Team QuadSquad allows...
  • Blog Post: Home health devices the whole family can use

    One of the areas in which technology is making the greatest difference to healthcare is in the provision of services beyond the hospital and surgery, right inside citizens’ homes. “Citizens” is the correct word to use – because telecare is helping individuals and their families...
  • Blog Post: DocCom network seminar - video interviews

    On 9th July a group of healthcare professionals from across the UK gathered in Central London to discuss how social media and networking can be of benefit to healthcare. The organiser of the event was DocCom - a new, secure, online community for healthcare professionals. The seminar was extremely interesting...
  • Blog Post: DocCom seminar event review - 9th July 2012

    It was a very interesting morning in the DocCom seminar at our Cardinal Place office, London. A room full of clinicians and other healthcare workers had gathered to discuss the new DocCom social network platform and current key IT-related issues affecting healthcare professionals. It was a great mix...
  • Blog Post: DocCom networking event - healthcare communication just got a whole lot easier

    Next Monday, we will be keeping you bang up-to-date on Twitter with a great health event taking place in London - our DocCom networking event. DocCom is a brand new, very exciting development with the sole intention to link up healthcare professionals all over the UK in a secure, engaging platform. Read...
  • Blog Post: “Health Choices” App Provides Access to NHS Health Resources

    There’s “an app for that” for just about everything these days. Indeed, applications for Smartphones are multiplying so fast there will soon be more apps than people on earth, or at least it seems that way. In healthcare there are apps for almost any chronic condition you might want...
  • Blog Post: Livescape: the Swiss Army knife of healthcare apps

    If you had any doubt about the might of your mobile, consider this. By the end of 2011, over 10.9 billion apps (smartphone applications) had been downloaded to mobile phones across the globe. Their popularity is driven by some universal factors: Apps are easy to use and visually appealing: they...
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