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Northwest Clinics: A new era in virtual healthcare

“I am generally quite modest – I don’t like to brag about my achievements too much. But in this case, I want to make an exception. I want to tell the world what we have done.”  For Ed de Myttenaere, CIO at Northwest Clinics hospital (Noordwest Ziekenhuisgroep) in the Netherlands, breaking with tradition is becoming increasingly normal. In responding to the COVID-19 outbreak, his team have implemented a virtual consultation solution that has the potential to redefine […]

Sarah Devitt

Sarah Devitt

Microsoft, Digital Transformation and Public Sector

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IRCCS San Raffaele: Identifying the COVID-19 patients at highest risk with AI

2020 has been an unpredictable and transformative year for every industry. But no sector has felt the impact of COVID-19 quite as acutely as healthcare. Hospitals and other healthcare institutions all over the world have had to adapt quickly to a situation that is changing and evolving every day. A major aspect of the challenge […]

Leentje Chavatte

Leentje Chavatte

Microsoft, Data & AI and Digital Transformation

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HUS: sharing data securely to make life-saving decisions

Illnesses and diseases don’t often play fair – an unfortunate truth that was proved by the COVID-19 outbreak in early 2020, heavily hitting healthcare organizations with challenges the world hadn’t seen in a century. Hospitals needed a rapid response to reduce spreading the virus without affecting patient care. A high-pressure situation for any institution, but […]

Sarah Devitt

Sarah Devitt

Microsoft, Digital Transformation and Public Sector

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Maasstad Hospital: Working as one medical team during a crisis

In times of crisis, an organization looks to its leadership for guidance. As COVID-19 spread through Europe in early 2020, Maasstad Ziekenhuis Hospital CEO Peter Langenbach had planned to lead his hospital’s crisis response as he would any other – being present and visible, leadership traits instilled in him during his time in the Dutch […]

Sarah Devitt

Sarah Devitt

Microsoft, Digital Transformation and Public Sector

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Terumo migrates its SAP environment from ‘on-premise’ to Azure

Terumo, a major player in the healthcare industry, has been active for nearly 100 years – and operating from Belgium for 50. The global company is a leading provider of medical devices, from hypodermic needles and stents, to life-saving heart and lung machines. Recently, the company’s EMEA headquarters fully migrated its SAP Enterprise Resource Planning […]

Leentje Chavatte

Leentje Chavatte

Microsoft, Data & AI and Digital Transformation

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Istituto Neurologico Carlo Besta: providing essential patient care from a distance

“Telehealth was a technology we’d been planning to implement for a couple of years. But then almost overnight everything changed – it became a must-have platform the hospital needed today.” Francesca De Giorgi, CIO of Italian research hospital IRCCS Carlo Besta, reflects on the recent challenges her team faced when social distancing measures imposed by […]

Johanna Winqvist

Johanna Winqvist

Microsoft, Modern Workplace

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How technology is revolutionising care for patients with chronic conditions

“I could never have imagined that the monitoring system I had developed for patients with chronic heart disease would one day play a role in the war against a global pandemic.” José Paulo Carvalho, Founding Partner of Portuguese telehealth company Hope Care, explains how technology he has been developing for more than six years – HCAlert […]

Sarah Devitt

Sarah Devitt

Microsoft, Digital Transformation and Public Sector

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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 […]

Johanna Winqvist

Johanna Winqvist

Microsoft, Modern Workplace

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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 […]

Matthijs Van Sterkenburg

Matthijs Van Sterkenburg

Microsoft, Applications & Infrastructure

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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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How AI can help treat Europe’s health care challenges

Europe’s health sector is turning to artificial intelligence (AI) to stream-line processes, reduce costs and help manage chronic disease.

Leentje Chavatte

Leentje Chavatte

Microsoft, Data & AI and Digital Transformation

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