THE KEY TO UNLOCK BETTER PATIENT OUTCOMES

| July 21, 2016

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Minimally invasive surgery (MIS) is when the surgeon operates using a camera and miniaturized tools. It’s also known as “keyhole” surgery, because they make a few small incisions — rather than one large incision.

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Sunrise Senior Living

Beginning with a single community in 1981, there are now more than 300 Sunrise Senior Living communities throughout the U.S., in Canada and the United Kingdom. Each of our communities maintains the mission laid out by Sunrise founders Paul and Terry Klaassen more than 35 years ago: to champion quality of life for all seniors. Since Sunrise Senior Living opened its first community, the quality of our team members has remained one of the main characteristics that sets us apart.

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Healthcare organizations, technology firms, nonprofits, and academia are banding together to use their collective expertise, data, and insights for rapid deployment of innovative, open-source solutions to the global pandemic. The COVID-19 Healthcare Coalition, a private-sector led response, aims to mitigate the worst effects of the coronavirus by flattening the curve. A key component of this effort will be the use of real-time data for analytics that will help preserve the healthcare delivery system. LUMEDX client partners HCA Healthcare, the Mayo Clinic, and Intermountain Healthcare have joined big tech companies such as Amazon, Google, Microsoft, and others. For a full list, visit the website here. All coalition work is voluntary, and members are asked to pledge open cooperation and sharing. In addition to combining the best sources of information from around the world to provide data, analytics and insights to all, the coalition’s priorities include

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Article | March 10, 2020

The decade’s first global health crisis has placed the spotlight on the need for healthcare technology that can prevent and solve the world’s critical health challenges. This last week, Microsoft shared progress on innovations helping to meet these objectives. Today, we’re spotlighting intelligent health and business solutions from Microsoft Business Applications that empower health providers to help transform operations and deliver better patient experiences, better insights, and better care. Healthcare organizations are leveraging Dynamics 365 and Microsoft Power Platform to improve both provider operations and patient outcomes. These customers are prime examples of our focus to enable tech intensity across healthcare, empowering organizations to develop their own digital capabilities that use data and AI to address challenges and tackle new opportunities. Across healthcare, quality of care is increasingly dependent on synchronizing operations across staff to gain greater efficiencies and accelerate decision-making.

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Sunrise Senior Living

Beginning with a single community in 1981, there are now more than 300 Sunrise Senior Living communities throughout the U.S., in Canada and the United Kingdom. Each of our communities maintains the mission laid out by Sunrise founders Paul and Terry Klaassen more than 35 years ago: to champion quality of life for all seniors. Since Sunrise Senior Living opened its first community, the quality of our team members has remained one of the main characteristics that sets us apart.

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