Fierce Healthcare October 22, 2021
Rebecca Torrence

Microsoft’s cloud-based healthcare service now integrates with Cerner’s electronic health record system to help providers more easily conduct telehealth visits, the company announced this week.

The tech giant’s Cloud for Healthcare service will now allow providers and patients to schedule and conduct virtual visits through the Microsoft Teams EHR connector for Cerner directly from Microsoft’s patient portal, without downloading any additional software.

The Microsoft Teams connector also integrates with Epic along with other partners like Allscripts and Nuance.

Microsoft announced its Cloud for Healthcare service in October 2020, which connects existing products like Microsoft Teams and Azure IoT to help organizations scale up digital health technologies while improving data interoperability and workflow efficiency.

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Topics: Cloud, Digital Health, EMR / EHR, Health IT, Technology, Telehealth
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