Official Google Blog: Google Health, a first look

Official Google Blog: Google Health, a first look

Wow, innovative stuff, but is it just me or is google getting into EVERYTHING?
Google Health aims to solve an urgent need that dovetails with our overall mission of organizing patient information and making it accessible and useful. Through our health offering, our users will be empowered to collect, store, and manage their own medical records online.

For the healthcare industry, online personal health records (PHRs) aren't a new idea and, in some cases, online PHRs already exist for patients. Here's what we think sets Google Health apart: