Azure API for FHIR

Easily create and deploy a Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resource (FHIR) service for health data solutions

Manage health data in the cloud

Rapidly exchange data in the HL7 FHIR standard format with a single, simplified data management solution for protected health information (PHI). Azure API for FHIR lets you quickly connect existing data sources, such as electronic health record systems and research databases. Create new opportunities with analytics, machine learning, and actionable intelligence across your health data.

Provision your fully managed, enterprise-grade FHIR service in the cloud in less than five minutes.

Securely manage all protected health data (PHI) in Azure through FHIR APIs.

Accelerate machine learning, data analytics, and operational outcomes.

Enable secure exchange of health data within a global infrastructure.

Manage health data in the cloud

Simplify data management with a single, consistent solution for protected health information (PHI). Azure API for FHIR brings together health data from disparate systems using industry standard HL7 FHIR. This robust, extensible data model standardizes semantics and data exchange so all systems using FHIR can work together.

Your data powering your experiences—controlled by you

Store your PHI data with confidence. Azure security isolates data and provides layered, in-depth defense and advanced threat protection that’s aligned to strict industry compliance standards. Azure covers more than 90 compliance certifications, including ISO 27001, and meets HIPAA regulatory requirements.

Drive better health outcomes

Relate points of data from across disparate systems to create richer datasets. Use these datasets to enable advanced analytics scenarios that promote better health outcomes. Connect people and health data in intelligent new ways across your infrastructure, productivity applications, business applications, and analytics.

Secure management of PHI in Azure

  • Azure API for FHIR meets HIPAA regulatory requirements and is ISO 27001–certified. Learn more.
  • Securely connect systems that use FHIR APIs.
  • Get role-based access control to manage data storage and access.

Simple, transparent pricing that lets you plan ahead

No upfront cost or surprises—pay only for what you need. Azure API for FHIR pricing is based on structured storage used, provisioned throughput, and service runtime.

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Learn how to use Azure API for FHIR with five-minute quickstarts.
Keep building your skills with apps using the HL7 FHIR specification.

Developer resources


Learn how to deploy Azure API for FHIR using the Azure portal, PowerShell, and the Azure CLI.

Azure Friday

Hear Microsoft Principal Program Manager Michael Hansen discuss how Azure API for FHIR helps address interoperability of health data.


Access FHIR resources and a sample repository on GitHub.

Driving innovation in the health industry

Frequently asked questions about Azure API for FHIR

  • At the most basic level, APIs are meant to help systems talk to each other. Azure API for FHIR aims to improve health technologies’ interoperability and make it easier to manage data—to help address core challenges faced by health organizations today.
  • HL7 FHIR, or Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources, is an open-standard data model that enables data interoperability for systems using FHIR. Learn more.

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