New Bing Feature Warns Users of Scams
Avg Rating: 0Microsoft, in collaboration with the FTC (Federal Trade Commission), the U.S. Postal Inspection Service, and Western Union, has launched a new feature in the Bing search engine which warns users of online scams. Any time someone searches for financial advice on info like foreclosures, credit…
Doctor Google and Doctor Microsoft; if not them, who?
Avg Rating: 0The Internet is abuzz today following a New York Times article by Steve Lohr about Microsoft's and Google's designs to change the game in healthcare. Readers who follow this Blog will understand very well where I come down on all of this. As a country, maintaining the status quo in…
American Healthcare and Falling Bridges: Too much in common
Avg Rating: 0I've mentioned before on this Blog that I'm a fan of Most-Wired Online and its guest editorials. Every so often, a Most-Wired edition comes across my desk that especially draws me in. This week's editorials by Senator Sheldon Whitehouse of Rhode Island on Building a National Health IT…
Future Vision: Microsoft knowledge driven health
Avg Rating: 0If your company ever comes to Redmond for a health industry briefing at our Executive Briefing Center, or you happen to attend one of the many keynotes I give at industry conferences throughout the year, you'll more than likely see what is known as our Health Future Vision video. …
Oops, I'm Late!
Avg Rating: 0Over at Jason Langridge's blog, Mr. Mobile!, Jason has discovered a really useful app for your Windows Mobile smartphone. The application is called "Oops I'm Late" and it automatically alerts meeting attendees that you are running late to your appointment. The application uses your GPS…
The Story on MedStory
Avg Rating: 0One of the big announcements during HIMSS last February was Microsoft’s acquisition of a company specializing in medical search. That company is called MedStory. Recently, I caught up with MedStory founder and CEO, Dr. Alain Rappaport, M.D., Ph.D., for a conversation about his company and why he…
High on Microsoft solutions in healthcare
Avg Rating: 0I'm back from New York City where I had an opportunity to meet with customers and provide a keynote at our Healthcare Executive Forum event at the Reuter's Building in Times Square. My visit to New York was all the more exciting (if that is the word to use) because the hotel where I stayed had a…
Healthcare IT Innovation in the Most Surprising Places: When size doesn't matter
Avg Rating: 0I'm back from Kansas City where we hosted a very enjoyable Healthcare Executive Forum event with some of our customers. Every time I get out in the field I'm amazed by some of the great work our customers are doing to improve work flow processes, patient safety, care quality, and the satisfaction…