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  • Blog Post: University of Colorado Health adopts Microsoft Office 365 for its data privacy and security commitment

    Posted by Dr. Dennis Schmuland Chief Health Strategy Officer, U.S. Health & Life Sciences, Microsoft On Wednesday, University of Colorado Health (UCHealth), one of the state’s largest healthcare providers, announced its migration to Microsoft Office 365 , a decision that was made in large...
  • Blog Post: Liberate the Data Part II – Perspectives from Eclipsys and Microsoft on Health IT

    Posted by Peter Neupert Corporate Vice President, Health Solutions Group (Cross-posted from Neupert on Health ) Peter Neupert, Corporate Vice President, Health Solutions Group It was just about a year ago at last year’s HIMSS (Health Information Management Systems Society) conference...
  • Blog Post: Data Liberation is Great – Let’s Talk About What’s Next

    Posted by Peter Neupert Corporate Vice President, Health Solutions Group, Microsoft Today, I had the honor of participating in a Consumer Health IT Summit at the Department of Health and Human Services in Washington, D.C. It was great to see health IT stakeholders coming together to help drive the...
  • Blog Post: A Critical Time for Health Care Reform and Health IT

    Posted by Frank Torres Director, Consumer Affairs Washington, D.C. is always a busy place before Congress breaks for its summer recess. But even for the nation’s capital, the amount of activity currently happening around health care is extraordinary. President Obama is expected to discuss...
  • Blog Post: Consumer Trust Core to Health Privacy

    Posted by Frank Torres Consumer Affairs Director Information about our personal health is arguably the most sensitive data we own. From chronic conditions to medications to genetic makeup, our personal health information reveals intimate details about who we are, what we do, and what we may be like...
  • Blog Post: Microsoft Hails Senate Passage of Stimulus Package

    Posted by David Bowermaster Administrator, Microsoft on the Issues If you’ve been reading this blog since we launched it last month, you’ve probably figured out that Microsoft is a big proponent of the stimulus package working its way through Capitol Hill. We have had one post highlighting...
  • Blog Post: President Obama’s Budget Boost for Science and Technology

    Posted by Fred Humphries Managing Director, U.S. Government Affairs President Obama’s proposed $3.5 trillion budget does not lack for big ideas. And that’s good. Big ideas, especially in the areas of technology development and deployment, are just what we need. As Steve Ballmer told...
  • Blog Post: Message to Washington – It’s all about Outcomes

    Posted by Peter Neupert Corporate Vice President, Health Solutions Group Yesterday, I testified before the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee , otherwise known as HELP. You can see a video of my testimony here . Before getting to the substance, I need to highlight how I continue...
  • Blog Post: Microsoft Public-Private Partnership Helps Seniors Get Healthy and Have Fun

    Posted by Bonnie Kearney Director, Trustworthy Computing Communications - Accessibility & Aging Los Angeles seniors are achieving and maintaining a more active lifestyle, improving their general health, and more safely managing their health data, thanks to a public-private partnership that includes...
  • Blog Post: Connect Consumers with “Meaningful Use”

    Posted by Peter Neupert Corporate Vice President, Health Solutions Group (Cross-posted from Neupert on Health ) The current hot, behind-the-scenes, debate in Health IT (HIT) is around how “meaningful use” of HIT will be defined for purposes of the incentive payments provided in the...
  • Blog Post: Microsoft and the FTC: A Continued Focus on Privacy

    Posted by Frank Torres Director, Consumer Affairs On December 7, the Federal Trade Commission will host the first in a series of day-long roundtable discussions “to explore the privacy challenges posed by the vast array of 21st century technology and business practices that collect and use consumer...