Microsoft CMO: Using the cloud to improve medtech design, manufacturing and care

David Rhew is Microsoft’s global chief medical officer and VP of healthcare. [Photo courtesy of Microsoft]

Dr. David Rhew, Microsoft’s global chief medical officer and VP of healthcare, has been studying how technology can improve health outcomes for nearly three decades.

His focus has long been on access to care, quality of care, patient safety, improving experiences for patients and providers, and finding ways to improve the overall efficiency of care.

He was previously CMO at Samsung and Zynx Health before that. But his role at Redmond, Washington-based Microsoft (NSDQ:MSFT) — one of the world’s cloud-computing leaders — offers his best opportunity yet to shape the future of medtech.

Rhew spoke with Medical Design & Outsourcing as part of an ongoing series of conversations about cloud computing’s contributions to medtech and the potential ahead. The discussion that f…

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