Microsoft Corporation (Microsoft) is a technology company whose mission is to empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more. Microsoft’s platforms and tools help drive small business productivity, large business competitiveness, and public-sector efficiency. They also support new startups, improve educational and health outcomes, and empower human ingenuity.
Microsoft offers an array of services, including cloud-based solutions that provide customers with software, services, platforms, and content, and provides solution support and consulting services. Microsoft also delivers relevant online advertising to a global audience.
Products include operating systems, cross-device productivity applications, server applications, business solution applications, desktop and server management tools, software development tools, and video games. Microsoft also designs and sells devices, including PCs, tablets, gaming and entertainment consoles, other intelligent devices, and related accessories.
Microsoft and with its health industry partners strive to achieve the goal of better health globally; offering people-first solutions to empower organizations, patients, and care providers. Using Microsoft platforms and technologies, Microsoft for Healthcare products range from Patient Engagement solutions which offer new ways for caregivers to connect with patients to Operational Analytics which utilize data improve the delivery of care provided by an organization.
Microsoft first launched Cloud for Healthcare in October 2020.The solution combined its services (e.g. Teams, Azure IoT, and chatbots) to provide enhanced capabilities for interoperability, telehealth use, patient monitoring, and end-to-end security.
In April 2021, Microsoft acquired AI voice recognition company Nuance to boost its cloud strategy and gave it inroads into more provider organizations. Microsoft launched Azure Health Data Services in March 2022 to boost healthcare interoperability and expand its healthcare cloud strategy across data, AI, and clinician experiences.
AMI’s Microsoft BusIntell Report provides comprehensive information on the company with a focus on its healthcare strategy and activities.
Table of Contents
- Background – pgs. 4-6
- Executives – pg. 7
- Strategy – pg. 8
- Strengths – pg. 9
- Weaknesses – pg. 10
- Financial and Statistical Information – pg. 11
- Products and Services
- Productivity and Business Processes – pgs. 12-13
- Intelligent Cloud – pg. 14
- More Personal Computing – pgs. 15-16
- Health Care – pgs. 17-22
- Company Activities – pg. 23