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Johnson & Johnson Medical Devices Companies (JJMDC) announced a strategic partnership with Microsoft to further enable our digital surgery solutions.
The Johnson & Johnson Medical Devices Companies (JJMDC) today announced that it will collaborate with Microsoft to further enable and expand JJMDC’s secure and compliant digital surgery ecosystem. The Microsoft Cloud will help JJMDC realize its vision of driving innovation that advances skills, improves workflow, and enhances surgical decision making for a better overall customer experience and improved patient and economic outcomes.
JJMDC and Microsoft Collaboration Details
The strategic collaboration that will support a secure, compliant and unified platform to improve customer experience as well as patient and economic outcomes. Specifically, the collaboration will consist of:
– Innovating to improve patient outcomes through artificial intelligence, machine learning and data insights.
– Increasing JJMDC device connectivity, insights and intelligence using Azure IoT and Edge Computing technologies.
– Increasing the pace of digital innovation and transformation across the JJMDC digital surgery ecosystem using Azure capabilities and services.
Creating Unified Platform Across Surgical Technologies
JJMDC’s innovative medical technology exists across an ecosystem that includes next generation robotics, world-class instrumentation, advanced imaging and visualization, data and analytics, artificial intelligence, machine learning, and digital solutions. To mobilize the potential of these assets and make a clinical difference for patients, it is imperative to establish robust connectivity with, and between, all elements of the ecosystem with a seamless, interconnected network that meets surgeons where they are in their workflow and patients where they are in their healthcare journey.
“Collaborating with Microsoft will help take our digital approach to the next level as we create a best-in-class, unified platform across our innovative surgical technologies,” said Larry Jones, Group CIO and Global Vice President, Medical Devices, Johnson & Johnson. “It brings together our collective expertise and is an exciting step towards creating a connected patient journey across the entire care continuum, before, during, and after a procedure.”