Microsoft Surface

By Jonah Comstock 07:27 am August 21, 2014
Microsoft is launching a major mobile health pilot along with mobile service provider TracFone Wireless and the Health Choice Network, a Miami-based company that manages a 17-state health IT network for community health centers. In the pilot, 100 Medicaid patients with Type 1 and 2 diabetes will be equipped with smartphones containing both health management tools and traditional smartphone...
By Jonah Comstock 08:02 am July 17, 2014
When it comes to tech partnerships, it's hard to imagine one more hard-hitting than Apple and IBM, two companies who announced this week that they would be collaborating on enterprise software for iPhones and iPads. Apple is also rolling out a new customer service and support offering specifically for enterprise customers. "The landmark partnership aims to redefine the way work will get done,...
By Jonah Comstock 09:40 am September 11, 2013
Mobile patient monitoring company AirStrip has partnered with Samsung to make its AirStrip One mobility software available on Samsung tablets, which run Android and Windows 8.1 operating systems. Adding a native Android tablet completes the operating system trifecta for the company, which has long worked with Apple and announced a partnership with Microsoft in July. "We're seeing more and more...
By Neil Versel 04:47 am July 2, 2013
AirStrip ONE running on a Windows 8 device AirStrip Technologies, maker of mobile patient monitoring software, is the first healthcare software vendor to join a new Microsoft application development program aimed at expanding the reach of Surface touch-screen tablets into the business world. Microsoft's new AppsForSurface initiative, introduced Monday, is part of a new corporate strategy,...
By Neil Versel 12:17 pm June 22, 2012
Microsoft's newly announced tablet line called Surface has the potential to make waves in healthcare, but it's probably too early to know exactly what it will do. The Microsoft hardware, featuring 10.6-inch screens and an Intel Core i5 Ivy Bridge processors – the same type of CPU as the new Apple MacBook Air -- will be made for the forthcoming Windows 8 operating system, which will fully support...