Schmidt said Google can change that by delivering a product that is not “too vertical” or “too specialized” like so many of the PHRs out there.Wherever you find Google discussed, Microsoft are also in the mix, so there's an invite to open the HealthVault. There are many more PHR players as Versel's article highlights.
All of which begs the question how long has the NHS's HealthSpace been around for? Quite a while by my reckoning.
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