J&J Medical Devices is partnering with Microsoft on a surgical platform that marries AI with medical device data, but innovations aimed at digitally transforming healthcare face unique challenges.
CIO Larry Jones has seen his share of change over more for than 30 years working in healthcare IT. But the group CIO of Johnson & Johnson Medical Devices Companies (JJMDC) believes recent IT advances are fueling digital transformations that will open whole new horizons for health care.
“We believe we’re taking some early steps to be more than just a device company,” Jones says. “We want to be a technology company.”
To make good on that, JJMDC is collaborating with Microsoft to build a state-of-the-art digital surgical platform on Azure that aims to revolutionize medical procedures and enable connectivity of IoT devices, dashboards, and instruments used during procedures…