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Director, OpenShift Strategy at Red Hat. Founder of Rishidot Research, a research community focused on services world. His focus is on Platform Services, Infrastructure and the role of Open Source in the services era. Krish has been writing @ CloudAve from its inception and had also been part of GigaOm Pro Analyst Group. The opinions expressed here are his own and are neither representative of his employer, Red Hat, nor CloudAve, nor its sponsors.

3 responses to “Google Health Gets A Boost With The Addition Of CVS Pharmacy”

  1. Zoli Erdos

    I’m glad to see any and all extension of both Google Health and MS HealthVault. But for now I feel most of these announcements are fluff, it’s all about growth, adding partners, making announcements, without much concern for actual patient needs.

    Here’s an example re. medications. What’s wrong with this picture? Simple: the “Drug Interactions” function tells me it will start working once I enter medications into the profile. The only problems is, this test profile already contains drugs, in fact they are visible on the right side. FAIL.

    But I am still hopeful that one day these systems might actually become functional.

  2. Google Health Integrates CVS Pharmacy | Glenn Friesen

    [..] , Google’s SaaS health record management technology. Google Health now integrates with CVS to enable more than 100 million people in US to access their records through Google Health – by importing your data from the pharmacy and also in managing the prescriptions through it. More analysis is available onCloudAve. [..]

  3. Healthcare And Cloud Computing | CloudAve

    [..] about Cloud based healthcare initiatives byGoogleand Microsoft in this blog. Even though the progress on both Google Health and Microsoft Healthvault services are disturbingly slow, we need the big players to step in along with the government to accelerate the use of cloud computing in the healthcare. [..]