How to use events metrics


Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources (FHIR®) is an open healthcare specification.

In this article, learn how to use events metrics using the Azure portal.


To learn more about Azure Monitor and metrics, see Azure Monitor Metrics overview.


For the purposes of this article, an Azure Event Hubs was used as the events message endpoint.

Use metrics

  1. Within your Azure Health Data Services workspace, select the Events button.

    Screenshot of select the events button from the workspace.

  2. The Events page displays the combined metrics for all Events Subscriptions. For example, we have one subscription named fhir-events and one processed message. Select the subscription in the lower left-hand corner to view the metrics for that subscription.

    Screenshot of events you would like to display metrics for.

  3. From this page, notice that the subscription named fhir-events has one processed message. To view the Event Hubs metrics, select the name of the Event Hubs (for this example, azuredocsfhirservice) from the lower right-hand corner of the page.

    Screenshot of select the metrics button.

  4. From this page, notice that the Event Hubs received the incoming message presented in the previous Events Subscription metrics pages.

    Screenshot of displaying event hubs metrics.

Next steps

In this tutorial, you learned how to use events metrics using the Azure portal.

To learn how to enable events diagnostic settings, see

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