Microsoft works every day with health organizations, technology partners and patients communities to provide better health outcomes and better care. Built upon current healthcare systems and approaches, our solutions aim at improving the quality of healthcare services: help patients to access treatments, improve diagnoses, save healthcare workers time while reducing costs and giving people more control over their health information.
In the field of cancer detection, prevention and treatment, new ideas are helping to save lives and to improve quality of life during and following treatment. Ideas Matter hosted an impressive event on 14 May in London, during Cancer Prevention Week in the UK, to present some innovative technologies that are making a difference in the battle against cancer, and to ask innovators to describe how...
Fourteen to 15 months—that’s the average prognosis for patients with glioblastoma, the most aggressive type of malignant glioma, says Dr. Patrick Y. Wen, clinical director of the Center for Neuro-Oncology at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute.
How can ICT help citizens improve their health outcomes to build a healthier Europe? Our population is growing and ageing. We are living longer and consuming ever more health services and resources. We are moving to cities to live and work. Growth projections indicate that if we don’t change how we deliver health services, the demand for health care workers will be impossible to supply unless the...
Health modernization empowers citizens to take greater control over the management of their health. Citizens are increasingly demanding personalized health information and quality care. Adopting information communication technology (ICT) in healthcare, therefore, is critical for its transformative nature that provides citizens access to personalized data which can increase levels of transparency and allow...
It has been just over a month since Windows 8 officially launched but what does this mean for vast numbers of European health workers and patients out there?
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