What do Coffee, COVID-19 and Drugs Have in Common?

What do Coffee, COVID-19 and Drugs Have in Common?

These new, independently published Power Automate connectors each address one aspect of these three topics. And in this review, one of them might be just what the doctor ordered!

independent publisher Power Automate
Buy Me a Coffee

For creators of all sorts from artists to videographers and more, the Buy Me a Coffee connector automates the process once you gain a supporter or receive a donation through the Buy Me a Coffee app.

 Connector actions include:

  • Get a member (or members)
  • Get one-time supporters and their messages (if any)
  • Get one-time supporters and their messages by unique ID
  • Get all of your extras purchases data
  • Get all of your extras purchases data by unique ID

For a cool Power Automate connector update, I’d suggest that a personalized thank you would be a welcome addition 😉

Rating: 3 out of 5.

Three stars

independent publisher Power Automate

If you are in the medical field, big business, run a non-profit, or are working for a government entity that’s responsible for setting policy for working conditions, obtaining up-to-date info about COVID-19 can be crucial in determining the easiest path forward.

This API, designed to gather the number of confirmed cases, recovered cases, and/or deaths from COVID-19 from the data provided by the Johns Hopkins University Center for Systems Science and Engineering (JHU CSSE) could assist you in that task. The COVID-19 JHU CSSE connector, with its nine actions can get that information for your flow. How you then use it is up to you.

Certainly, this connector is timely!

Rating: 4 out of 5.

Four stars

independent publisher Power Automate
openFDA Drug

Under the umbrella of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, openFDA is an API containing public Food and Drug Administration data about drugs, devices, and foods. The openFDA Drug connector for Power Automate focuses on the drugs portion of that database. If the info you are looking for are any or all of these:

  • information submitted to the FDA about adverse events
  • recalls
  • labeling
  • national drug code (NDC) or
  • FDA-approved drug products

then this connector’s actions may glean the info you require.

Fun Fact: The FDA-approved drug products list includes “most of the drug products approved since 1939. The majority of patient information, labels, approval letters, reviews, and other information are available for drug products approved since 1998.” ~Source: Microsoft documentation openFDA Drug connector

Rating: 4 out of 5.

4 stars

Checking into all of the latest Power Automate connectors really highlights the speed with which the field of automation is growing. There’s something for everyone, and I’m fascinated at the variety of possibilities for the future. Stuck in a flow? We can help. What will you automate next? TELL US!

Kimberly Kratz
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