Intelligent systems in health: Addressing three key industry trends

Posted By Kristin FlandreauAmericas Group Business Lead The Windows Embedded team in Microsoft’s HIMSS booth. The Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) 2014 Annual Conference & Exhibition wrapped up last month in Orlando, Fla. More than 37,000 health professionals and 1,200 exhibitors gathered for a week of learning as Microsoft showcased the many ways its…

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Control costs with enterprise mobility in healthcare

Posted By Kristin FlandreauAmericas Business Group Lead What does enterprise mobility mean to you? Many of us think of mobility as a small handheld computing device we carry with us to stay on top of business. Enterprise mobility enables a workforce to have instant access to information through mobile applications anywhere, anytime. In today’s business…

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How intelligent systems partners are chipping away at high healthcare costs

Posted By Kristin FlandreauAmericas Business Group Lead The U.S. spends about $2.8 trillion annually on health expenses. That’s about $8,915 per person and amounts to 17.2 percent of gross domestic product. These numbers are astounding!  The West Health Institute, a medical research organization, has identified the lack of medical device interoperability — the ability of…

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Honk if you’re Neanderthal! Tracing my roots with big data

Posted By Valerie OlagueWindows Embedded digital marketing lead Whenever I meet new people, I try to guess the part of the world that their ancestors came from. A combination of their appearance and their name leads me to a guess, and I must admit I’m pretty good at it, at least from a regional perspective….

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Omnicell designs an elegant prescription solution for Great River Medical Center

Posted By Karen RobertsSenior Partner Marketing Manager It’s always a thrill when I learn about inventive and advanced solutions our partners have developed using our products and core technology. Omnicell’s intelligent systems solutions for healthcare, built on the Microsoft platform, including Windows Embedded, successfully addresses the workflow and problems faced by pharmacy, nursing, materials management…

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New Dell quad core thin clients run Windows Embedded 8

Posted By Windows Embedded Team Dell has just announced a breakthrough in cloud-client computing: The first-ever quad core thin client platform running Windows Embedded 8 Standard. The new machines feature the 64-bit Windows Embedded OS, powerful processors from AMD, quad core graphics capabilities and support for multi-touch and gestures. Dell says its new Wyse D…

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Big Data and Charlie Brown

Posted By Valerie OlagueAmericas Business Group Lead Only animal lovers could understand the bond I have with my dog, Charlie Brown, a pit bull/Chow mix that I found as a stray dog roaming my neighborhood eight years ago. My friends make fun of the human characteristics I attribute to Charlie, but those of us who…

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New IDC brief: the importance of intelligent systems in healthcare

Posted by Valerie OlagueAmericas Business Group Lead In a recent blog post, I discussed how many security breaches of healthcare data are the result of errors in manual processes—i.e. human error. In my next post, I will discuss big data in healthcare, and how advances in understanding and processing this data is leading to breakthroughs…

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Solving patient-data breaches starts with human solutions

Posted By Valerie OlagueAmericas Business Group Lead You hear or read about it almost every day: Patient healthcare data breaches involving thousands, even hundreds of thousands of patient records. It can happen in hospitals, physicians’ offices, research centers and nearly everywhere patient data records are held. As a consumer of healthcare, I certainly get nervous…

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Spotted in real life: Windows Embedded making life a little easier for patients

Posted By Steve DunbarWindows Embedded Lead, Northern Europe My experience of seeing doctors is vague and somewhat negative, due to me being a typical bloke who services his car more often than he visits his doctor. I recently had no choice, though, and booked an appointment through the antiquated phone-booking process. The appointment was duly…