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Get back to work using Azure Health Bot

For the past year and half, Covid-19 pandemic has forced most of the companies to allow their employees to work from home. However, now that vaccines are available, companies are looking for a way to get their employees back to office safely. Most of the organizations are creating some kind of app which will capture employee health information safely and allow them to get approve/deny an employee's return to office. But what if instead of rolling out your own platform, you could leverage the full power of Azure with almost no code and also ensure full compliance with health data regulations. Meet Azure Health Bot.

Azure Health Bot is an Azure Marketplace offering by Microsoft built on top of Microsoft Bot Platform. It provides features like drag/drop editor, authentication with OAuth providers, generating reports and managing user information. It also integrates with existing chat apps like WhatsApp, Telegram, Facebook Messenger etc. so that users don't have to install a new app just to use it.

To get started, create a new Azure Health Bot using Azure Portal. There is Free Plan for dev and test purposes too. Once the bot is created, go to the management URL provided by it and create or import a scenario.


Here I will import a scenario "Back to Work". You can select others as per your requirement.


Once imported, you can start editing the scenario in the editor or Run it to start testing it in the browser itself.


Here I have interacted with the bot and it cleared me to get back to office! 😀


Once your users start using your bot, you can generate reports out of it for reporting/compliance purposes.


Give it a try and get back to work!

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