HealthBlog

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.
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    eHealth—Moving from pilots to production

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    This morning I wrapped up my duties at WCIT2010 by participating on the eHealth track’s closing summary panel.  I was joined on the panel by KPMG health leader, Dr. Jan C. deBoer RE; patient advocate Dave (ePatient Dave) Debronkart; Menzis CEO, Roger...
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    eHealth front and center at the World Congress on Information Technology

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    This week I’m writing from the World Congress on Information Technology in Amsterdam.  Yesterday I delivered a keynote address for the eHealth track of this multidisciplinary conference that has drawn more than 2000 delegates from across Europe and...
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    Wizards of Health Technology

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    In Hospitals and Health Networks Weekly , Healthcare futurist Joe Flower offers a provocative essay on innovation in the health industry in his article Something Wizard this Way Comes .  He explains how new business models and technologies are leading...
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    Health IT Future is in the Cloud—Part 2

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    In last week’s post I shared information on why I believe the future of Health IT is in the cloud.  Today, I want to elaborate a bit more on that theme and give some examples of the opportunities for your healthcare organization to benefit from the...
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    Microsoft Health Tech Today—May program is now live

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    I invite you to watch the latest program of our exciting on-line video series, Health Tech Today .  The May edition will take you around the world to see some of the most innovative and interesting solutions at the intersection of health and information...
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    Health IT Future is in the Cloud

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    If you are the CIO or CMIO of a healthcare enterprise, I feel your pain.  You see, I’ve walked in your shoes.  Prior to coming to Microsoft I served as the VP CIO and CMIO of a community hospital.  I did that for about seven years before...
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    Microsoft Health Tech Today—May Program

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    The May edition of Microsoft Health Tech Today will premier on May 12.  I hope you have had an opportunity to view our monthly, on-line show that launched last November.  Health Tech Today features industry thought-leaders, new solutions, and...
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