AXA and Microsoft join forces to build digital healthcare platform

Healthcare IT News

Tammy Lovell

European insurance giant AXA has announced it is launching a digital healthcare platform in partnership with Microsoft.

The platform is available to AXA customers in Germany and Italy, following a successful pilot last year, which included a self-assessment tool, teleconsultation and medical concierge for appointment booking.

Roll-out is planned for the United Kingdom, Belgium, Spain and Switzerland by 2022, followed by other countries worldwide.

The platform will rely on technology in the Microsoft Cloud for Healthcare, including Azure API for Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources (FHIR), which enables patient insights without compromising patient privacy.

In the long-term, it aims to...

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