Google advisory group on health

In case you’d hadn’t heard Google’s official blog carried an announcement a few days ago New advisory group on health. “It is unclear exactly what the role of this group will be, although there is speculation they will be developing an application for patients to store their medical information online. However the mission of the ‘Google Health Advisory Council’ is stated to be “to help us better understand the problems consumers and providers face every day and offer feedback on product ideas and development”.” [Thanks to Rod Ward @ Informaticopia]

There are some names there I recognise, like Kaisers which bode well in terms of sources professionals trust. Anyhow it’s good we’ve also covered the story on Medicexchange: Have medical imaging professionals missed the boat with the formation of Google’s new advisory group on health?

3 thoughts on “Google advisory group on health

  1. Please add at least one representative of the largest group of health care providers to your advisory group–registered nurses. RNs bring a different perspective that also needs to be heard. Thank you!

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