Empowering Health

 

Healthcare


 

Empower health organizations to improve collaboration, speed access to information, and inspire analytics-based insights. Healthcare facilities are being disrupted at an increasing pace and realize transformation to a digital-first business is inevitable. We have the opportunity with Azure cloud solutions to work together to deliver the solutions they need to engage patients, empower care teams, optimize clinical and operational effectiveness, and transform the care continuum. Take advantage of marketing resources designed to help you reach customers and successfully deliver your health solutions.

Providing the best patient care possible while controlling cost growth is a core healthcare challenge. And it’s a complex one, given budget constraints, new payment models, overextended staff, and rapidly evolving security threats and regulatory mandates.

Empowering Health

Microsoft and its partners empower health organizations to improve collaboration, speed access to information, and gain useful and actionable insights. Together, we can help modernize health IT via robust device-management, powerful analytics, and better coordination across the continuum of care.

Advanced Health Analytics in the Cloud – Empower healthcare organizations to glean actionable insights from the vast amount of data in the health industry and beyond. Enable these organizations to improve the quality of care and efficiency of services delivered—and ultimately to improve the outcomes achieved.

Care Team Productivity – Empower healthcare organizations to provide care teams with fast, easy ways to communicate, collaborate, and improve productivity, and ultimately enhance clinical care outcomes and efficiency.

Clinical Mobility – Enable health professionals to be more productive by using clinical-grade devices to easily access clinical systems and better engage with their patients.

Cloud Platform in Health – Empower healthcare organizations to painlessly make the journey to the trusted cloud, where they can securely house patient records and gain new intelligence from their increasingly voluminous and complex data—all to improve clinical care.

Advanced Health Analytics in the Cloud

Health analytics is the top IT investment being made by health organizations today, growing at 25% annually (Sources: Gartner, FierceHealthIT). Your value-added solutions and services can help unlock the potential to better manage costs, quality, and access to health services.

Healthcare organizations are investing heavily in health analytics (BI in health) as a way of dealing with increasing pressures to improve quality and operational effectiveness.

At the same time, healthcare is experiencing a data explosion. Information used in healthcare is expected to increase 50-fold in the next six years.

Such trends are driving healthcare leaders and clinicians to make deeper investments in health analytics. According to a study by Gartner, health analytics is the top IT investment health CIOs are planning to make to better manage data used by clinical and operational leaders.

Your BI/health analytics solutions—using Microsoft technologies that include SQL, Microsoft Office, Microsoft Office 365, Power BI, Azure, and SharePoint—can address the needs of the market, which globally is estimated to be a US$4.4B market in 2014, growing to US$21B by 2020 (FierceHealthIT).

This portal is designed to provide information and resources to sharpen your skills in understanding, packaging, and selling health analytics.

Cloud Platform in Health


Microsoft’s intelligent cloud infrastructure can help lower the cost and complexity of healthcare’s data growth needs by offering flexible, security-enhanced hybrid cloud solutions specifically tailored to meet your needs.

Medical imaging. Patient intake. Medical supply procurement. Claims. Physician charting. Today, nearly every area of your health organization relies on technology. As a result, the need for IT resources is growing steadily. The move to cloud computing reflects the trend: as business requirements grow, accessing cloud capacity is a flexible option for keeping up with that growth. Microsoft’s intelligent cloud infrastructure can help lower the cost and complexity of healthcare’s data growth needs by offering flexible, security-enhanced hybrid cloud solutions specifically tailored to meet your needs.

With the Microsoft Cloud Platform in Health, you can:
•Easily access cloud resources on demand. For applications that require global scale in a snap, infrastructure that needs to scale at a moment’s notice, or massive storage at reduced cost, the Microsoft cloud platform lets you move data center resources easily to accommodate spikes in IT usage.
•Help reduce medical image storage costs. Reduce storage costs by 60% to 80%, versus traditional storage methods using StorSimple, an on-premises tiered storage appliance that delivers high performance storage, live archiving, and cloud data protection.
•Manage corporate identities in a more transparent way, independent of whether your medical applications are running on a local server or in the public cloud.
•Make it easier for IT to deliver valuable services to your health professionals. By pooling resources in the data center, and then extending into the cloud, you get a flexible and resilient platform to support virtually any workload.
•Help improve IT efficiency by relying on a single management infrastructure with robust security capabilities for all your health professionals’ devices, including desktop PCs, Windows tablets, Windows Phone, Android smartphones, iPads, and iPhones.