Microsoft Azyxxi Update: The first customer and development partner

  Everywhere I go, I get questions about Microsoft’s acquisition of a technology and company known as Azyxxi from MedStar Health in Washington, D.C..  Last summer, shortly after the acquisition took place, I invited company founders and Microsoft executives to join me in an audio-cast discussion about the technology and why it attracted Microsoft’s attention.  Since then, there’s been a…

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Doctors write their own prescription for healthcare IT

This past week I’ve come across two examples of why I believe we are finally at a tipping point in healthcare IT solutions; solutions that are meeting the expectations and work-flow requirements of clinicians.  Both solutions were designed by clinicians for clinicians rather than by computer science engineers.  That likely explains their success in delighting the clinicians who use them.  One of these…

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