I’m sure you know by now, but Google he …

In Information industry, Web 2.0 & all that on May 25, 2008 by Alan Lovell Tagged: , ,

I’m sure you know by now, but Google health is here. With it you can: Import your medical records from partnering hospitals, labs, pharmacies; View and manage you medical history; check for potential interactions between your drugs, allergies, and conditions; refill prescriptions online, ask for a second opinion, or get personalized health information based on your profile; and search for existing or new doctors by specialty or location. I had a quick look at their privacy policy, something of course which Google is arguably not so hot on (e.g.), and they promise that if you do delete your profile that “copies of data stored in Google Health may persist for up to two weeks after the data is deleted. Within that time period, it is completely removed.”

Let’s not forget MS HealthVault (beta) either – they look much of a muchness, though I admit I have not had time to explore either in any great detail…


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