February in HLS – Microsoft Teams Summit, MidDay Café, and More
Published Mar 01 2022 07:30 AM 5,532 Views


Welcome to the monthly Healthcare and Life Sciences blog recap, February edition. Check out the highlights below: 


MidDay Cafe

  • Teams Survivability: Learn how Microsoft Teams leverages Survivable Branch Appliances. Learn more here.  
  • Kari’s Law and Ray Baum’s Act with Microsoft Teams: Learn how Microsoft Teams meets the newest telephony legal requirements. Click here to watch.
  • Extending Viva Connections Dashboard with Custom and 3rd Party Apps: Learn how you can use the Viva Connections Dashboard extensibility. Click here to learn more.
  • Empowering Care Team Communication with Microsoft Teams: Learn how frontline workers can leverage tools within Teams to communicate better. Watch the episode here.


Power BI

  • Screen Scrape to Gorgeous Visual in 5 Steps: Learn how to scrape data from a website and create a dashboard with the data. Read the post here.
  • Power BI Summit: Mark your calendars from March 7th-11th for the Power BI Summit with hundreds of speakers and events. Register here.
  • Power BI Art of the Possible: Watch a demonstration of the art of the possible with Power BI for Healthcare Retail & Pharmacy.  


Microsoft Teams Summit

  • Day 1 Employee Engagement Platform: Learn how to use the new Microsoft Viva platform in Microsoft Teams. Learn more here.
  • Day 2 Understand Teams Call Quality Dashboard & Reporting: Learn how to leverage the CQD to assist in identifying and remediating common issues impacting Microsoft Teams. Watch the video here.
  • Day 3 Empowering Frontline Workers: Watch how Microsoft Teams can help your frontline workforce with common tools like shifts and approvals. Click here to learn more here.
  • Day 4 Enabling Hybrid Work: Discover the latest functionalities in Teams to support your day-to-day work. Watch the episode here.


Microsoft Azure

  • Bioconductor on Microsoft Azure: Learn how to use the Bioconductor project on Microsoft Azure. Read the post here.
  • Host Static Web Sites for Free in Azure: Learn how you can easily host a simple site in Azure for free. Read the post here.
  • Genomic Data in Parquet Format on Azure: Learn how to use Parquet format on Azure. Learn more here.  
  • Graphir Access FHIR with GraphQL: Learn how can use GraphQL to fetch complex FHIR objects. Read the post here.  
  • Integrating Event Grid with GraphQL API: Learn how to use Azure Messaging Event Grid with GraphQL API. Read more here.  


Windows 365 Cloud PC Healthcare Blog Series

  • New Windows 365 Blog Series: Read the new healthcare blog series for Windows 365 Cloud PC where complex and strategic healthcare scenarios will be covered. Learn more about the blog here.

Other Posts:

  • Connecting a Blazor App to Swagger API: Create a new Blazor application and use the OpenAPI Visual Studio 2022 extension to create a connected service to a Swagger API. Click here to learn more.
  • Calling REST APIs From the IDE: Learn how to use the REST Client extension for Visual Studio Code to track URLs. Learn how here.  
  • Nextflow Development with GitHub CodeSpaces: Learn how to use Nextflow with GitHub CodeSpaces. Read the post here.
  • Dataverse Visualizing with an Entity Diagram: Learn how to create visualizations in Power BI for Dataverse. Read the post here. :


February's HLS Blog Contributors:



Sameer Doshi, Principal Cloud Solution Architect, Azure


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Juan Sifuentes, Senior Technical Specialist, Security


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Sara Doerge, Director Customer Success Manager, Microsoft Teams


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MJ Schanne, Cloud Solution Architect, Health and Life Sciences



Olesya Melnichenko, Senior Software Engineer


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Phil Jirsa, Senior Cloud Solution Architect, Health and Life Sciences


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Dave Upton, Senior Customer Success Manager, Health and Life Sciences



Michael Gannotti, Principal Technical Specialist, Microsoft Teams



Kendra Burgess, Senior Technical Specialist, Business Applications


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Daniel Kim, Senior Cloud Solution Architect, Health and Life Sciences



Erdal Cosgun, Senior Data & Applied Scientist




Thanks for reading and let us know how else our Microsoft team can help!



Erin Spencer, Technical Specialist, Microsoft Teams

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