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02 May 2023
by Paul Veck, Maria Oliver

Microsoft and Health Tech: Pioneering the Future of Healthcare (Guest blog by Microsoft)

Guest blog by Paul Veck, Strategic Partner Development and Maria Oliver, Partner Development Manager at Microsoft UK

The world of healthcare is rapidly changing as we enter a new era of digital transformation. As the industry faces unprecedented challenges and pressures, it is increasingly turning to technology to deliver meaningful and innovative outcomes. Microsoft is at the forefront of this revolution, partnering with health tech companies and organisations in the health and life sciences sector to drive differentiation and value for their customers. In this blog post, we will explore how Microsoft's collaborations and resources are shaping the future of healthcare for the better. 

Partnering with UK-based Health Tech Companies

Recognising the importance of innovation in healthcare, Microsoft has established key partnerships with UK-based companies focused on this sector. Through Build and Go to Market Programs, Microsoft is providing invaluable support to these companies as they grow and innovate. By offering free access to resources such as Azure Credits, Open AI, GitHub, Visual Studio, and Microsoft 365, as well as business and technical mentorship (please apply here) , Microsoft is fostering a thriving ecosystem for health tech innovation. If you are a UK-based B2B Software company, you can connect with the UK team at [email protected].  

Harnessing the Power of AI in Healthcare

Artificial intelligence (AI) is revolutionising healthcare, and Microsoft's close working relationship with OpenAI is creating new opportunities to drive innovation. Chat GPT, powered by AI, can be utilised in various healthcare applications, such as medical chatbots, virtual health assistants, personalised health coaches, and telemedicine platforms. This innovative technology is enabling health tech companies to deliver more personalised and efficient services to their customers. 

Success Stories: Kheiron Medical Technologies and IXICO 

Microsoft's healthcare partners are already making significant strides in transforming the industry.

Kheiron Medical Technologies has developed Mia®, a medical device that utilizes AI to read mammograms, providing faster results and reducing reporting workload on medical staff.

Another partner, IXICO, combines AI/machine learning with their neurology expertise to analyse MRI and PET data to help biopharma companies understand disease symptoms better, leading to earlier detection, reduced clinical trial costs, and more sensitive measurements of treatment efficacy.








Microsoft's partnerships with healthcare organisations and health tech companies are transforming the way healthcare is delivered, ultimately leading to healthier patients with better outcomes. By fostering innovation and providing resources to these companies, Microsoft is helping to pave the way for a healthier, more connected future. 

Watch the Microsoft for Health Tech Webinar

To learn more about Microsoft's efforts to empower healthcare organisations and health tech companies, check out the recent Microsoft for Health Tech Webinar. This informative session delves into the innovative partnerships and ground-breaking solutions that are driving the future of healthcare. You can access the recording here and connect with the UK team at [email protected].


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Paul Veck

Paul Veck

Strategic Partner Development, Microsoft UK

Maria Oliver

Maria Oliver

Partner Development Manager, Microsoft

Maria is a Partner Development Manager responsible for developing high growth healthcare and life sciences partners into the Microsoft Ecosystem. Maria is particularly passionate about AI and how ISVs can make a real difference using this technology. She is also a mentor for start-up and scale-up companies through our Founders Hub Program, helping high growth companies with their overall business and go-to-market strategies.