Tag: Microsoft

EHR & EMR, News

Microsoft Accelerates Industry Cloud Strategy for Healthcare with the Acquisition of Nuance

April 12, 2021

Via: EMR Thoughts

Microsoft Corp (Nasdaq: MSFT) and Nuance Communications, Inc. (Nasdaq: NUAN) today announced they have entered into a definitive agreement under which Microsoft will acquire Nuance for $56.00 per share, implying a 23% premium to the closing price of Nuance on […]

Innovation, Medical Devices

Microsoft supports development of epilepsy prediction device

May 17, 2019


Named NeuroSyd, the device will be designed to act as a seizure warning system via real-time monitoring and processing of brain-signals that indicate an epileptic seizure. Primarily intended to help adult epilepsy patients while driving, the device will provide an […]


Alphabet Has Filed 186 Health Care Patents. Watch Out, World

March 13, 2018

Via: Forbes

Big tech firms have already disrupted retail, media, finance and nearly every other industry. Up next? Life sciences, according to Ernst & Young . Between 2013 and 2017 Alphabet GOOGL +0.36%, Microsoft MSFT -0.1% and Apple AAPL +0.82% filed over […]

Innovation, Med Tech

A hospital group in New Orleans is working with Microsoft to help predict patient emergencies

February 28, 2018


Have you ever seen a medical TV show where a group of doctors will rush over to a “coding” patient whose heart has stopped while dramatic music plays? This race against the clock happens quite often in real life. And […]


Microsoft tries again in healthcare, this time with cloud, AI

February 17, 2017

Via: Health Data Management

Microsoft is trying again in healthcare, betting its prowess in cloud services and artificial intelligence can help it expand in a market that’s been notoriously hard for technology companies. A new initiative called Healthcare NExT will combine work from existing […]