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Healthcare

Technology is increasingly vital for the protection and care of staff and patients. See how healthcare is being reimagined, and how Microsoft can help

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Enabling a paperless transformation
Enabling a paperless transformation

Hyper-automation through PowerApps is the key to an ambitious project to shift Belfast Trust’s operations entirely away from paper.    Knowing that digitising paper processes and reducing duplication improves efficiency, Belfast Health & Social Care Trust (known as Belfast Trust) who deliver integrated health and social care to about 340,000 citizens in Belfast and provides […]

Frank  O'Donnell

Frank O'Donnell

Public Sector Lead

Crossing new frontiers in genomics
Crossing new frontiers in genomics

Patients and medical staff in Northern Ireland are benefitting greatly from the latest, cutting-edge, cloud technology   The Belfast Health & Social Care Trust (BHSCT) Regional Molecular Diagnostics Service (RMDS) delivers genetic and molecular diagnostic services to all five health trusts in Northern Ireland, covering a population of 1.8 million. Since 2019, the RMDS team […]

Frank  O'Donnell

Frank O'Donnell

Public Sector Lead

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Why trust is the essential ingredient in healthcare digital transformation.

My phone had scarcely stopped ringing for weeks. Now it was ringing again. “Veronica,” said the voice at the other end, “we have an idea!” Immediately, I recognized who it was. I’ve known Carlo Tacchetti for almost as long as I’ve been at Microsoft. He’s a professor at the Vita-Salute San Raffaele University and the […]

Veronica Jagher

Veronica Jagher

Health Market Director, Microsoft Western Europe

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Belfast Trust: Reimagining patient care

“There have been many heroic actions by our staff but we’re not heroes for what we’ve done – I’m just glad we could do our bit to help.” Paul Duffy, Co-Director of IT and Telecommunications at Belfast Trust, is talking about the monumental impact COVID-19 has had on the healthcare sector and how virtual consultations […]

Frank  O'Donnell

Frank O'Donnell

Public Sector Lead

The ‘Big Bang’ approach to digital transformation – and how to make it work
The ‘Big Bang’ approach to digital transformation – and how to make it work

These days there’s no such thing as ‘business as usual’. Change and disruption are the new normal. Just think of the changes affecting your organization right now, with new technology and techniques driving new attitudes and expectations from employees and customers alike. Everything is changing. And the one thing all those changes have in common […]

Shirley Finnerty

Shirley Finnerty

M365 Business Group Lead

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Waiting Times for Patients in Irish Hospitals have Reduced as a Result of The National Treatment Purchase Fund using Microsoft Dynamics 365

Waiting Times for Patients in Irish Hospitals have Reduced as a Result of The National Treatment Purchase Fund using Microsoft Dynamics 365   It is well documented that waiting times for patients in Irish hospitals have continued to grow putting ever–increasing pressure on our national health service.     The most recent figures released show that 567,000 people are currently waiting to see a specialist for an […]

Niall Fitzmaurice

Niall Fitzmaurice

Business Group Lead, Business Applications at Microsoft

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Improved Quality of Life for Cystic Fibrosis Patients through use of Microsoft Teams for Consultations

Improved Quality of Life for Cystic Fibrosis Patients through use of Microsoft Teams for Consultations at University Hospital Limerick   Pilot programme reduces infection risk and improves therapy outcomes for patients and clinicians Part of the Health Service Executive (HSE) in Ireland, University Hospital Limerick (UHL) has been piloting online consultations using Microsoft Teams for […]

Frank  O'Donnell

Frank O'Donnell

Public Sector Lead

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Predictive maintenance is improving quality of life for cancer patients

With cancer affecting more than 17 million people annually, a figure set to rise dramatically in the coming years, efficient and cost-effective treatment is essential. Since deploying Microsoft Azure IoT, IBA Worldwide, a leading developer of medical equipment for cancer treatment, has been able to reduce the cost of maintenance and improve repair times for […]

Paul Shanahan 

Paul Shanahan 

Intelligent Cloud Business Group Lead

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Medical device provider builds an Azure data estate for any future

Danish med-tech company Coloplast makes innovative care products for people with intimate health challenges. To help maintain productive customer relationships and better understand the needs of patients, Coloplast migrated from an on-premises data warehouse and business intelligence (BI) solution to Microsoft Power BI, Azure SQL Data Warehouse, and other Azure services. The migration is part […]

Leentje Chavatte

Leentje Chavatte

Microsoft, Data & AI and Digital Transformation

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