CVS Caremark – Import Medication Records to Google Health
Posted Apr 06 2009 7:50pm
This is good news, more information you can import into your Google Health personal health record. There’s an entire section on the blog related to personal health records, and it contains quite a bit about what you can do with Google Health. It’s a one time set up process, but not difficult to do at all. With having your medication records, you now have the ability to share this information with physicians and hospitals. The first step though is to get a a PHR, and you can used the image here to link to Google Health to get started. BD
WOONSOCKET, R.I., April 6 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS Caremark today announced the expansion of its partnership with Google Health by providing CVS/pharmacy customers the ability to securely download their prescription and medication histories to their Google Health Account. Consumers filling prescriptions at CVS/pharmacy stores can now add their medication history to their online medical record directly from CVS.com.
CVS Caremark has been a Google Health partner since it was launched in May 2008. Consumers using CVS Caremark for pharmacy benefit management services can already store, organize, and manage their prescription history information online using Google Health. In addition, patients who receive treatment at MinuteClinic, the retail-based health clinic subsidiary of CVS Caremark, can also securely import their visit summaries into their Google Health Accounts.
"With CVS/pharmacy now integrated on Google Health in addition to our other pharmacy and PBM partners, we estimate there are over 100 million Americans that can get access to their prescription history online and securely download it to Google Health," said Sameer Samat, Director of Product Management, Google Health. "This is good news, because having a current list of all your medications in one place helps your doctor, pharmacist, hospital and other care providers do a better job of taking care of you."