4 common misconceptions about the cloud – and how they’re holding back your organisation

Cloud services may be big business – but the benefits of the cloud are not always well understood. Many non-technical leaders harbour misconceptions about the cloud that make it difficult to take full advantage of everything a cloud services platform can offer. At the recent EHI Live show, Richard Conway, Director of Microsoft Partner Elastacloud,…

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The 3 big questions every health organisation needs to ask before launching a desktop transformation project

Rolling out a desktop transformation project doesn’t have to be painful — if the project is approached in the right fashion. “You need to consider the things that are going to comprise the desktop – not the desktop itself,” said Chris Marks, Director of Strategy at Esteem at the recent EHI Live conference in Birmingham….

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How natural language processing can turn case notes into actionable intelligence

Finding ways to do more with health data was a major theme at this year’s EHI Live conference in Birmingham. One of the best examples of this trend was a talk given by Paul Henderson of Ascribe on ways better data analysis can lead to better healthcare outcomes. Healthcare providers often focus on the wrong…

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3 ways UK care providers should be reimagining healthcare

Technology can be touted as the cure-all for what ails the UK healthcare sector. But it can just as easily be part of the problem, if it isn’t implemented properly. To make the most of technology investments, healthcare providers need to be willing to ask hard questions about their organisational culture. In short – they…

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EHI Live 2013 in review: What was everyone buzzing about this year?

Now that sun has set on EHI Live for another year, it’s time to take a moment and reflect on the big ideas that dominated this year’s show. Microsoft were joined at EHI Live by some stellar partners in the healthcare space: Ascribe, Concentra, Esteem, OSCL, Cloud2, IMGROUP, Optevia, Risual and Steljes, each of whom…

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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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EHI Live preview: Check out these Microsoft partner mini seminars

There’s a lot to see and do at EHI Live beyond the official conference program – come by the Microsoft stand (B60) during the conference breaks for our Mini Seminar programme. We’ll be featuring talks from some of our partners and clients discussing how they are reimagining healthcare.  Tuesday 5th November 13.20 Desktop transformation does…

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EHI Live 2013 preview: Learn to build your own healthcare app!

Mobile app development, is one of the most important topics in healthcare information technology today, but it’s also one of the most intimidating. Sure, it’d be wonderful to be able to build your own application to handle a unique need at your organisation, or even a mass-market app with broad appeal – but how do…

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