No Brokeback With Google Health

The launching of Google Health last week and Microsoft's existing HealthVault, offers a serious benefit for access to people's health records thouigh it also opens a Pandora's Box of privacy issues.

Who should control the depository of such information - Microsoft and Google seem to want the job - giving it to the government would not necessarily be a good thing.

Google CEO Eric Schmidt in his keynote presentation at the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society conference (HIMSS) explains the intent of the company's new product..