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Intel's plans to make health care more techno-savvy

According to Intel chairman Craig Barrett, the health care industry has been slow to adopt existing technology to achieve reform. Healthcare IT News reports on Barrett's speech at a recent chronic care summit hosted by Intel in Washington, D.C.

Analysts predict new e-health models

Wireless Healthcare, an analyst group in the United Kingdom, has offered an opinion about Google and Microsoft's attempts to build a presence in the online healthcare sector.

The AMA and Retail Health Clinics

The old guard has spoken. At a meeting earlier this week in Chicago, the policymaking House of Delegates of the American Medical Association reacted to plans by retailers like Wal-Mart and CVS to bring thousands of retail health clinics to U.S. consumers in the coming years. According to a report in the Chicago Tribune, the AMA group said that,

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Google Health and Trust

Yesterday, I wrote about Google's likely foray into creating personal health records (PHRs). In his December 2006 speech, Google veep Adam Bosworth described one possible solution--a personal health URL . . .

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To your health! Google!

For several months now, there has been a buzz in the blogosphere about Google getting into the health space. It started heating up last December, with a post from Adam Bosworth, a Google Vice President, on the company's official blog. Bosworth observed that people need greater access to reliable health information in general, and to their personal health records in particular.

Global Social Venture Biz Models for Health

Two Thursday’s ago I extended my commute down 101 to attend the 4th annual Global Social Business Incubator business plan presentations at the University of Santa Clara. I was interested to see what new ideas might be bubbling at the intersection of global health and social entrepreneurship that would be of interest for our Fall Health Horizons Conference, which is focusing on new business models.

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