TITLE

IBM, Google Extend the Medical Cloud

AUTHOR(S)
Medford, Cassimir
PUB. DATE
February 2009
SOURCE
Red Herring;2/5/2009, p2
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that IBM and Google has developed a service that enables people to stream their health data drawn from personal medical devices such as heart rate monitors to their Google Health records. Medical professionals can use the data to more closely assess the current condition of patients and offer feedback on treatment without an office visit. The software developed in conjunction with Continua Health Alliance and is offered to the general public using open-standards based software and routers in the home.
ACCESSION #
36602841

 

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