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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: One Year of Health-Care Reform: Fixing the Core Problems or Symptoms?

    Posted by Peter Neupert Corporate Vice President, Health Solutions Group (Cross-posted from The Washington Post Health Care Rx blog , which periodically asks Peter Neupert and a panel of other experts to weigh-in on efforts to reform the nation’s health care system.) Will all of this year...
  • Blog Post: Improving the Reach of Healthcare through Mobile Technology

    Posted by Tony Hey Corporate Vice President, Microsoft External Research, a division of Microsoft Research Technology can do many wonderful things, from making businesses more productive to providing entertainment, but above all, technology can help solve challenges that are critical to society. Providing...
  • Blog Post: Moving a National Broadband Plan Forward

    Posted by Anoop Gupta Corporate Vice President -- Technology Policy & Strategy Steve Ballmer joined CEOs John Chambers of Cisco, Stephen Hemsley of UnitedHealth Group, and Jeffrey Immelt of GE in a videoconference with Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Julius Genachowski earlier...
  • Blog Post: Microsoft participates in U.S. News and World Report Hospital of Tomorrow Conference

    Posted by Jeff Meisner Editor, Microsoft on the Issues This week, Michael Robinson, Microsoft’s vice president of U.S. Health and Life Sciences, participated in the U.S. News and World Report Hospital of Tomorrow Conference held in Washington, D.C. The event gave Robinson the opportunity...
  • Blog Post: Health Care Needs New Rules to Enable Innovation and Reward Experimentation

    Posted by Peter Neupert Corporate Vice President, Health Solutions Group Technology is playing a major role in helping bring healthcare into the 21st century. Many of us have seen it first hand in treatment from our doctors, from MRI scans to laser surgery. But these clinical advancements represent...
  • 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: President Obama Cites Microsoft for Innovative Health Benefits

    Posted by Cecily Hall Director, U.S. Benefits Tuesday morning, I had the distinct honor of visiting the White House along with six other business, labor and government leaders to brief President Obama on innovative ways private and public organizations are improving the health of workers while reducing...
  • 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: Tear Down the Walls and Liberate the Data

    Posted by Peter Neupert Corporate Vice President, Health Solutions Group (Cross-posted from Neupert on Health ) In 1987, President Ronald Reagan gave one of his most well remembered speeches . Few of us could forget his words to Mikhail Gorbachev to “tear down this wall”—proving...
  • 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: Using Mobile Technology to Extend Health Care’s Reach

    Posted by Kristin Tolle Director, External Research and Programs At Microsoft Research we believe there are abundant opportunities for mobile technologies to improve public health, particularly in underserved communities. In areas short on health care facilities or medical staff, mobile phones have...
  • 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: Innovation and Economic Growth in the Americas and Beyond

    Posted by Linda Zecher Corporate Vice President, Worldwide Public Sector As head of Microsoft’s Worldwide Public Sector organization, one of the things that excites me the most is helping government customers find creative ways to address their challenges and priorities. Right now that means...
  • Blog Post: The Road to Successful Health Reform

    Posted by Peter Neupert Corporate Vice President, Health Solutions Group From time to time over the last few months, the Washington Post has asked me to reply to questions posed by the Post’s Health Care Rx blog , which is tracking developments in the health care reform debate on Capitol Hill...
  • Blog Post: The First Mile on the Marathon of Reform

    Posted by Peter Neupert Corporate Vice President, Health Solutions Group Peter Neupert, Corporate Vice President, Health Solutions Group (Cross-posted from The Washington Post Health Care Rx blog , which periodically asks Peter Neupert and a panel of other experts to weigh-in on efforts to...
  • Blog Post: Ballmer to Congress: Act Now on Stimulus Agreement

    Posted by David Bowermaster Administrator, Microsoft on the Issues House and Senate lawmakers moved with impressive speed today to forge a final agreement on a $789 billion stimulus package designed to help revive the struggling U.S. economy. Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer, who has been a vocal proponent...