Providence St. Joseph Health selects Microsoft Azure as its preferred cloud platform

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Providence St. Joseph Health is a national, not-for-profit health organization with 119,000-plus caregivers/employees serving in 51 hospitals and more than 800 clinics. Providence St. Joseph Health has now partnered with Microsoft to accelerate its digital transformation journey.

This partnership will combine the power of Microsoft’s cloud and AI capabilities, and productivity tools with the clinical expertise and care environments of Providence St. Joseph Health. Both these companies are planning to develop a portfolio of integrated solutions to improve health outcomes and reduce the total cost of care. Providence St. Joseph Health has also selected Microsoft Azure as its preferred cloud platform and will deploy Microsoft 365 to all its 119,000-plus employees. Providence St. Joseph Health doctors and nurses will use Microsoft Teams for communication and collaboration.

“Providence St. Joseph Health has been on a journey to transform health care and achieve a vision of health for a better world. We’re excited to accelerate that journey by collaborating with Microsoft. Together, we’ll support doctors, nurses and all caregivers by equipping them with innovative tools and technology that make it easier to do the vitally important work of improving lives,” said Rod Hochman, M.D., president and CEO of Providence St. Joseph Health.

“Our alliance with Providence St. Joseph Health brings together the expertise of one of the largest and most comprehensive health systems in the country with the power of Azure, Microsoft 365 and Dynamics 365,” said Satya Nadella, CEO of Microsoft. “Our ambition is to accelerate Providence St. Joseph Health’s digital transformation and to build new innovations together that are designed to improve health care delivery and outcomes.”

Source: Microsoft

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