Microsoft to Integrate Epic EHR and Nuance Automated Documentation with Teams Tool

Healthcare IT Today

Anne Zieger

Microsoft has announced two deals leveraging its Teams tool which could cast a long shadow over the rapidly evolving telehealth sector.

The tech giant signed an agreement with Epic under which the EHR vendor would become the first such organization to use the Teams connector function. Using this tool, clinicians and patients will have the ability to initiate virtual visits or consults directly from within the Epic platform.

Microsoft has also struck a deal with clinical documentation vendor Nuance which brings automated documentation to telehealth consults. Under the terms of the deal, the Nuance Dragon Ambient eXperience (DAX) has been integrated into Microsoft Teams, from which physicians will be able to access the DAX tool.

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