Azure Health Bot is now generally available
Published date: 06 January, 2021
Today we're announcing the Microsoft Healthcare Bot service is moving to Azure, further empowering organization to benefit from Azure’s enhanced tooling, security, and compliance offerings. Customers will be able to seamlessly migrate from Microsoft Healthcare Bot to Azure Health Bot with a few simple steps and no downtime. Additionally, we continue to bring new capabilities to Azure Health Bot, such as new templates for vaccinations to enable checking eligibility for COVID-19 vaccines and providing answers to related questions.
Azure Health Bot empowers developers in healthcare organizations to build and deploy AI-powered, compliant, conversational healthcare experiences at scale. It combines a built-in medical database with natural language capabilities to understand clinical terminology and can be easily customized to support your organization's clinical and operational use cases. The service enables customers’ compliance with industry requirements including HIPAA.
As a native Azure service, Azure Health Bot benefits from the Azure’s security investments as well as the most comprehensive compliance coverage of any cloud service provider. Now customers can use standard Azure management tools that you are familiar with and rely on the 99.9% SLA commitment. While currently available in 2 regions (East US and West Europe), it will expand availability to 8 regions over the coming months.