How to configure the MedTech service metrics

In this article, you'll learn how to configure the MedTech service metrics in the Azure portal. You'll also learn how to pin the MedTech service metrics tile to an Azure portal dashboard for later viewing.

The MedTech service metrics can be used to help determine the health and performance of your MedTech service and can be useful with troubleshooting and seeing patterns and/or trends with your MedTech service.

Metric types for the MedTech service

This table shows the available MedTech service metrics and the information that the metrics are capturing and displaying within the Azure portal:

Metric category Metric name Metric description
Availability IotConnector Health Status The overall health of the MedTech service.
Errors Total Error Count The total number of errors.
Latency Average Group Stage Latency The average latency of the group stage. The group stage performs buffering, aggregating, and grouping on normalized messages.
Latency Average Normalize Stage Latency The average latency of the normalized stage. The normalized stage performs normalization on raw incoming messages.
Traffic Number of Fhir resources saved The total number of Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources (FHIR®) resources updated or persisted by the MedTech service.
Traffic Number of Incoming Messages The number of received raw incoming messages (for example, the device events) from the configured source event hub.
Traffic Number of Measurements The number of normalized value readings received by the FHIR transformation stage of the MedTech service.
Traffic Number of Message Groups The number of groups that have messages aggregated in the designated time window.
Traffic Number of Normalized Messages The number of normalized messages.

Configure the MedTech service metrics

  1. Within your Azure Health Data Services workspace, select MedTech service under Services.

    Screenshot of select the MedTech service within the workspace.

  2. Select the MedTech service that you would like to display metrics for. For this example, we'll select a MedTech service named mt-azuredocsdemo. You'll be selecting a MedTech service within your own Azure Health Data Services workspace.

    Screenshot of select the MedTech service you would like to display metrics for.

  3. Select Metrics within the MedTech service page.

    Screenshot of select the Metrics option within your MedTech service.

  4. The MedTech service metrics page will open allowing you to use the drop-down menus to view and select the metrics that are available for the MedTech service.

    Screenshot the MedTech service metrics page with drop-down menus.

  5. Select the metrics combinations that you want to display for your MedTech service. For this example, we'll be choosing the following selections:

    • Scope = Your MedTech service name (Default)
    • Metric Namespace = Standard metrics (Default)
    • Metric = The MedTech service metrics you want to display. For this example, we'll choose Number of Incoming Messages.
    • Aggregation = How you would like to display the metrics. For this example, we'll choose Count.
  6. You can now see your MedTech service metrics for Number of Incoming Messages displayed on the MedTech service metrics page.

    Screenshot of select metrics to display.

  7. You can add more metrics for your MedTech service by selecting Add metric.

    Screenshot of select Add metric to add more MedTech service metrics.

  8. Then select the metrics that you would like to add to your MedTech service.

    Screenshot of select more metrics to add to your MedTech service.

    Important

    If you leave the MedTech service metrics page, the metrics settings for your MedTech service are lost and will have to be recreated. If you would like to save your MedTech service metrics for future viewing, you can pin them to an Azure portal dashboard as a tile.

    To learn how to to create an Azure portal dashboard and pin tiles, see How to create an Azure portal dashboard and pin tiles

    Tip

    To learn more about advanced metrics display and sharing options, see Getting started with Azure Metrics Explorer

How to create an Azure portal dashboard and pin tiles

To learn how to create an Azure portal dashboard and pin tiles, see Create a dashboard in the Azure portal

Next steps

In this article, you learned about how to configure the MedTech service metrics.

To learn how to enable the MedTech service diagnostic settings to export logs and metrics to another location (for example: Azure Log Analytics workspace) for audit, backup, or troubleshooting, see

(FHIR®) is a registered trademark of Health Level Seven International, registered in the U.S. Trademark Office and is used with their permission.