Google Health and its Cleveland testbed

The impending — or so it’s seemed — launch of Google Health has spurred any number of comparisons, invidious and otherwise, to Microsoft’s flashier but ultimately disappointing launch of HealthVault last October.

Google Health launching soon?

Trust the reliable folks over at Google Blogoscoped to unearth a login page for the long-awaited Google Health service before it actually launches. Neither the login nor any of the links on the page seem to work, but it’s another tantalizing glimpse at what Google may soon be unveiling.

Athenahealth files for $86M IPO

Athenahealth, a Watertown, Mass., maker of health IT systems for billing and management of electronic health records, filed to raise as much as $86.25 million in an initial offering. The company’s SEC filing is here.