New ways to manage health data
Washington Post, March 11, 2008
Online personal health records began as password-protected templates for storing basic medical information, accessible from any computer connected to the Web. Many PHRs now automatically link to hospital Web sites; some upload data from medical devices; and others allow doctors to access your medical history even if you're unconscious and far from home. Internet giants Microsoft and Google have now upped the ante, developing sites that combine PHRs with search engines and other services.