Insurance coverage firm AXA has launched a digital healthcare platform in partnership with Microsoft.
Utilizing Microsoft’s experience in cloud-based computing and synthetic intelligence alongside AXA’s expertise in healthcare and insurance coverage, the platform goals to supply a “digital healthcare system that’s open to all”.
Following a profitable pilot, together with a self-assessment software and teleconsultation, the platform was launched in late 2020.
It’s presently open to all AXA prospects in Germany and Italy, with the service anticipated to be rolled out in the UK, Belgium, Spain and Switzerland in 2022.
The platform relies on expertise accessible within the Microsoft Cloud for Healthcare, together with Azure API for FHIR (Quick Healthcare Interoperability Assets), which permits affected person insights with out impacting privateness.
The digital healthcare platform will supply a self-assessment and prevention software; a medical concierge; a teleconsultation interface; a digital doc vault; dwelling care providers together with medication supply; and a listing of healthcare professionals.
Thomas Buberl, chief government of AXA, stated: “This ambition is additional strengthened as we speak within the face of the present historic worldwide public well being disaster.
“In lots of international locations, the fragmentation, complexity and prices of well being methods are a barrier to entry to care.
“This new ecosystem of providers that we’ve developed with Microsoft is a strong lever to supply prospects with entry to the most effective healthcare options.”
Within the long-term, the platform goals to permit integration of third-party providers, with the ambition of making an open, international service for healthcare suppliers and sufferers, based on a press release from AXA.