Azure API for FHIR

Easily create and deploy a Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources (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 standardises semantics and data exchange so all systems using FHIR can work together.

Enable remote patient monitoring and telehealth

Build a scalable, end-to-end data pipeline that helps secure your PHI data workflows using the Azure IoT connector for FHIR (IoT connector). A feature of Azure API for FHIR, the IoT Connector helps secure ingestion of biometric data from devices and normalises that data into FHIR, so you can view it in context with other clinical data sets. Now in public preview.

Your data powering your experiences – controlled by you

Store your PHI data with confidence. Azure security isolates data and provides layered, in-depth defence 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 – only pay for what you need. Azure API for FHIR pricing is based on structured storage used, provisioned throughput and service runtime.

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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 organisations today.
  • HL7 FHIR, or Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources, is an open-standard data model that enables data interoperability for systems using FHIR. Learn more.

FHIR® is the registered trademark of HL7 and is used with the permission of HL7.

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