In this document:
- The value of healthcare transformation
- Requirements for seamless e-health services
- Description of the Connected Health Framework Architecture and Design Blueprint
- Application integration through the Connected Health Framework business framework the seamless user experience
- Achieving interoperability through the Connected Health Framework technical framework
- Additional guidelines and resources for putting the Connected Health Framework into action
- The long-term benefits of seamless healthcare
The Connected Health Framework Architecture and Design Blueprint is the first offering from Microsoft in a series of guidance documents and toolsets for the worldwide healthcare provider community. More information on the Microsoft Connected Health Framework Architecture and Design Blueprint is available at the MSDN Healthcare Industry Center Web site at http://msdn.microsoft.com/healthcare.
About Microsoft in Healthcare and Life Sciences
Microsoft provides standards-based products and technology to help the healthcare and life sciences industries break down information barriers between the disparate IT environments across pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device companies, physicians and healthcare professionals, provider organizations, government and private-sector employers, health insurers, and consumers. Microsoft's vision for knowledge-driven health utilizes the company's cutting-edge technology to help these groups integrate their systems, dramatically enhance collaboration, and increase information sharing and learning - ultimately resulting in the ability to deliver high-quality products and services to patients and consumers worldwide. More information about Microsoft in Healthcare and Life Sciences can be found at http://www.microsoft.com/healthcare.
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