Microsoft’s growing app market opens doors for mHealth companies | On Call

July 5, 2013 by Sony Salzman

AirStrip Technologies dives into Microsoft’s tablet as the 1st healthcare software company to buy into the Surface app development program.

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MASSDEVICE ON CALL — AirStrip Technologies CEO Alan Portela said that the mobile patient monitoring software company is taking notice of Microsoft's new initiative to build its app market for the Surface tablets.

Microsoft's new design program, called AppsForSurface, is a chance for AirStrip to take its cardiology and obstetrics apps to the mobile Windows world, allowing physicians access on desktops and PCs, the company reported.

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"It was important for us to not only do iOS and Android, but also go into Windows," Portela told MobileHealthNews.

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