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Category Archives: Privacy

Google’s Microsoft Health Vault

When Microsoft announced Microsoft Health Vault, for storing and retrieiving sensitive personal health records over the public Internet, I commented with “Microsoft is first out of the gate announcing Health Vault, an online personal health information database of Google proportions.” Now that Google has regained its composure in the health database area, it is testing […]

Google Health Platform

Following Microsoft’s Health Vault, Google has announced that the Google Health Initiative at the Web Summit. As allof us involved with search already know, Google reminds us: Google is already the starting point for a large majority of the health-related searches on the Web Now we also hear that Googleis moving into local health commerce […]

HealthVault (Microsoft Health Vault)

Microsoft is first out of the gate announcing Health Vault, an online personal health information database of Google proportions. We can expect everyone to go after that gold mine, because such a database represents the single most profitable social media endeavor imaginable. Google will eventually build a health database. Yahoo! will probably try and add […]