Microsoft expands healthcare offering with GCS (Global Care Solution) buy:
This article was originally published in Clinica
Microsoft is adding Bangkok-based Global Care Solution (GCS) to its healthcare technology portfolio, following an agreement to buy the Thai health information systems specialist. The acquisition is in line with Microsoft's goal of providing international hospitals with information technology for improved workflow and patient safety. GCS developed its end-to-end health information system in collaboration with Bumrungrad International hospital in Bangkok, where installation of the technology has led to positive outcomes, according to Microsoft. The Redmond, Washington-based software giant will continue the development of the product's functionality and features at Bumrungrad International. The acquisition will see GCS staff manage product development and delivery as part of Microsoft's Health Solutions Group. Financial details of the purchase were not disclosed.