Screenshots Weave Tale Of Google Health
Google’s march into the health information industry received a little daylight as screenshots of their “Weaver” project found their way to Philipp Lenssen’s blog.
|Screenshots Weave Tale Of Google Health|
When it comes to the tech industry, one can trust that something is a leak about as far as one can throw the leaker from a standing start. Many items that leak out from otherwise non-talkative companies, Google being a prime example, may be more strategic than anything.
The screenshots of a Google Health prototype appearing at Google Blogoscoped have the usual minimalist, blue and white look of a Google product. There is a profile section where a visitor can enter medical details; Google promises they “will not share it with anyone without your permission.”
The confident Google Health user can download medical information from services that permit it, like a pharmacy or a medical provider, and add it to Google’s service. This leads to the construction of a “Google health guide”: