Vaccination Passport – The New Normal?

The last year has been challenging for everyone. People working from home, together with the family — caregivers who constantly need to go the extra mile, to provide the best care for their patients — people losing their job or are still waiting to reopen — young people who are having, an understandable, difficult time […]

How Artificial Intelligence is transforming Healthcare

In the last years we have seen a tremendous adoption of Artificial Intelligence in different industries. And when talking about A.I., I don’t mean simple mathematics, decision trees or if-else statements that are being positioned as intelligent systems. With A.I., I refer to an artificially intelligent system which makes predictions or takes actions based on […]

Enhance your Virtual Consult with Applications in Teams meetings

Microsoft Teams has been growing immensely in the last years. Virtual consultations have never been so important for patients to receive the remote care they need. I have been actively working with customers and partners in Western Europe to drive adoption and help enrich virtual consultations. One thing that became clear, is that people in […]

Why FHIR® became a first-class data type in Azure.

In the last decade, technology in healthcare was all about digitizing data, where we have gone from about 15% of digital health records, to over 98% of health records that are in digital form today. We also see that the next decade is about making all that digital data available for research, innovation or empowering […]

Patient Symptoms – Proactive Messages

Following up on the Patient Symptoms series, I want to dive deeper on the what Bot solution(s) I used, how this is integrated into Microsoft Teams and briefly touch upon the FHIR server integration. This post is a follow-up on: how to capture Patient Symptom Information and Patient Symptoms – Powered on In the previous […]

How to capture patient symptom information?

When operating in the Healthcare space, we work with a massive amount of structured and unstructured data, but almost everything comes from the caregiver side. What if we create a solution, where patients provide their symptom information, directly to the caregiver. This would enable more insights in what symptoms could lead to certain type of […]

The Microsoft Health Bot, the start of your new bot project?

The Microsoft Healthcare Bot service empowers healthcare organizations to build and deploy an AI-powered, compliant, conversational healthcare experience at scale. The service combines built-in medical intelligence with natural language capabilities, extensibility tools and compliance constructs, allowing healthcare organizations such as Providers, Payers, Pharma, HMOs, Telehealth to give people access to trusted and relevant healthcare services […]

Microsoft commitment to Healthcare is proven across the three clouds

It has been almost one year and a half since I joined Microsoft as a Cloud Solution Architect in the Healthcare Industry. And I must admit, it is one of the most amazing things that I have done in my life. Working on a daily base with amazing colleagues, impressive partners and progressive customers, empowers […]