Government Pushes To Create A New Health Internet

The Huffington Post, March 18, 2010 — Fred Schulte
Hoping to provide the backbone for a grand plan to put the nation’s medical records online, federal officials have been quietly retooling an obscure government data-sharing service into a robust new Health Internet. The concept has drawn intense interest from technology firms, including Microsoft and Google, which are scrambling to find new–and profitable–uses for digital medical records and the cyber health-care services they are starting to spawn…