HIMSS22: Microsoft Chief Medical Officer Dr. David Rhew on the Evolution of the Cloud in Healthcare
The cloud is becoming increasingly important in healthcare as organizations’ interest in data analytics and artificial intelligence continues to grow. Dr. David Rhew, chief medical officer at Microsoft, explains how the company is evolving its healthcare strategy to address the industry’s rising focus on data analytics and interoperability.
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Dr. David Rhew, Chief Medical Officer, Microsoft
- The pandemic led to accelerated adoption of virtual care technologies such as remote patient monitoring, and the cloud has played a role in that transformation.
- Microsoft is supporting interoperability through natural language processing by launching text analytics to convert unstructured information into structured formats mapped to FHIR.
- Migrating to the cloud can help healthcare organizations save money and improve clinical workflows.