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LXer 10-18-2007 09:40 PM

LXer: Google Plans Personal Health Record
 
Published at LXer:

Google isannouncing plans for Personal Health Record (PHR) software. Microsoft announced a similar butcontroversial effort less than two weeks ago. Google's offering is said to be available in 2008 so no analysis is possible yet."Marissa Mayer, Google's vice president of search products and user experience, said Wednesday here at the Web 2.0 Summit that Google plans to support the"storage and movement" of people's health records...Although she provided only scant details on the effort, she noted that Google became interested in the personal health record market as it watched Hurricane Katrina take aim at the Gulf Coast and all the paper-based records stored in various medical offices and hospitals in the region..."

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