Google and Microsoft Look to Change Health Care - New York Times
Posted Nov 18 2008 12:14am
Google and Microsoft Look to Change Health Care - New York Times: "In politics, every serious candidate for the White House has a health care plan. So too in business, where the two leading candidates for Web supremacy, Google and Microsoft, are working up their plans to improve the nation’s health care. Skip to next paragraph Multimedia Looking for AnswersGraphic Looking for Answers Terrance McCarthy for The New York Times Adam Bosworth, the leader of Google’s health care initiative. By combining better Internet search tools, the vast resources of the Web and online personal health records, both companies are betting they can enable people to make smarter choices about their health habits and medical care. “What’s behind this is the mass consumerization of health information,” said Dr. David J. Brailer, the former health information technology coordinator in the Bush administration, who now heads a firm that invests in health ventures."