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Posts by: Heather Jordan Cartwright

Microsoft Cloud for Healthcare expands portfolio with Azure Healthcare APIs

Tuesday, 3 August 2021

Today Microsoft Cloud for Healthcare is expanding our portfolio of interoperability data services. In October 2019, Microsoft became the first cloud with a fully managed, first-party service to ingest, persist, and manage structured healthcare data in the native Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resource (FHIR) format with the Azure API for FHIR, and today we’re expanding our health data services to enable the exchange of multiple data types in the FHIR format for health and life sciences industries. For that reason, we’re renaming our services to the Azure Healthcare APIs.

Vice President, Microsoft Health and LifeSciences

Azure API for FHIR enables health organizations to deliver CMS Patient Access and Provider Directory APIs

Monday, 7 June 2021

For many years, our goal at Microsoft Health has been to work alongside our customers to make health data more accessible, scalable, and to empower them to do more with their data. We understood that in order to truly harness the power of data in the health industry, not only must this data be interoperable in the cloud, but it must also be able to be easily shared across organizations and teams in a manner that meets the high security and privacy requirements of healthcare.

Vice President, Microsoft Health and LifeSciences

Microsoft Azure IoT Connector for FHIR now in preview

Thursday, 16 July 2020

The preview of Azure IoT Connector for FHIR—a fully managed and compliant feature of the Azure API for FHIR—is now available. The connector empowers health teams with the technology for a scalable end-to-end pipeline to ingest, transform, and manage Protected Health Information (PHI) data from devices using the security of FHIR APIs.

Vice President, Microsoft Health and LifeSciences

Data agility and open standards in health: FHIR fueling interoperability in Azure

Friday, 6 March 2020

Open standards will drive the future of healthcare, and today, we're sharing the expansion of Microsoft’s portfolio for FHIR, with new open-source software (OSS) and connectors which will help customers at different stages of their journey to advance interoperability and secure exchange of Protected Health Information (PHI).

Vice President, Microsoft Health and LifeSciences

Accelerate IoMT on FHIR with new Microsoft OSS Connector

Monday, 18 November 2019

Microsoft is expanding the ecosystem of FHIR® for developers with a new tool to securely ingest, normalize, and persist Protected Health Information (PHI) from IoMT devices in the cloud. Continuing our commitment to remove the barriers of interoperability in healthcare, we are excited to expand our portfolio of Open Source Software (OSS) to support the HL7 FHIR Standard (Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resource).

Vice President, Microsoft Health and LifeSciences

Azure API for FHIR® moves to general availability

Monday, 21 October 2019

Today, Microsoft becomes the first cloud with a fully managed, first-party service to ingest, persist, and manage healthcare data in the native FHIR format. The Azure API for FHIR® is releasing today in generally availability to all Azure customers.The core mission in healthcare is to deliver better health outcomes, and the data standard fueling the future of that mission is FHIR.

Vice President, Microsoft Health and LifeSciences

Lighting up healthcare data with FHIR®: Announcing the Azure API for FHIR

Thursday, 7 February 2019

Today, we’re releasing the Azure API for FHIR which enables rapid exchange of data according to the HL7 FHIR specification and is backed by a fully managed Platform-as-a Service (PaaS) offering in the cloud. Scalable and secure ingestion, management, and persistence of Protected Health Information (PHI) in the cloud, provisioned and running in just minutes.

Vice President, Microsoft Health and LifeSciences