Vote on the next great health app at Future Decoded

Health care might just be the most exciting segment of the enterprise app market. Sure, apps in other fields can save you time or save you money. A great enterprise health app can do all that – and it just might help save a life.  What’s that you say? That’s not enough? You want more…

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Project Sienna lets you build an app today with no code and no cost

Have you ever tried to learn a foreign language? Did you find it a little frustrating? Did you find yourself asking questions like, “Why do I need to learn the subjunctive tense for all these irregular verbs?” Did you ever wish you could just learn how to ask for directions to your hotel, without having…

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EHI Live wrap-up day 1: Getting to grips with patient data

The UK’s leading minds in healthcare converged on Birmingham on 5 Nov. for the start of EHI Live 2013. There were panel talks and case studies – not to mention demos and giveaways. There were lots of big ideas being discussed at the show, but much of the conversation boiled down to finding ways to…

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Connect with Microsoft at this year’s EHI Live!

After months of anticipation, EHI Live 2013 is finally upon us. Microsoft will be at stand B60 in NEC Hall 1 in Birmingham for the entire show – and we’re got lots of great stuff planned. At this year’s EHI you can: Find out how technology is reshaping how people work day-to-day in healthcare Learn…

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Can a tablet app transform patient care?

Effective patient communication is essential to effective patient care. Whether you’re talking about having access to accurate medical records or just knowing when a patient needs another blanket — keeping those lines of communication open leads to increased flexibility, better patient outcomes and higher satisfaction. At New York Presbyterian Hospital, they’ve created a Windows 8 tablet…

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The Consumer at Work: Creating the next generation of healthcare applications

The first 60 years of business software has been focused on making operations more effective and efficient. However, outside work we now possess beautifully designed devices, which are easy to use and run a new generation of user centred software built on internet technologies. These devices and services are permeating every aspect of our lives…

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Starting early with the PHR: Taking the Redbook online

Microsoft HealthVault, the secure healthcare information data store, is being used across the world in an ever-increasing number of ways, in order to use data to improve health outcomes. Here in the UK, developers are lucky: we have a giant healthcare provider which is hungry for technology solutions. We also have a highly developed ecosystem…

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Public Sector Windows 8 Apps eBook

Over the past few weeks we have been compiling eight great public sector apps which can be found in the Windows 8/Windows Phone app store. The result is this handy guide which features details about each app, screenshots and information about our involved Partners. Featured in the Windows 8 app eBook are the following apps: Love…

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Set free your health teams with the revolutionary Office 365

Flexible working (aka Anywhere Working) is a huge theme in UK healthcare. This covers a broad spectrum of topics including cloud, BYOD (bring your own device), platforms, IT infrastructures – all the way through to telehealth/telemedicine. The vision of healthcare professionals roaming hospital wards with touch screen devices and patients connecting with their physicians is…

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