Ten health startups in Rock Health’s current accelerator class presented to a roomful of investors and the press today.
Editor’s Pick VentureBeat caught up with some of Silicon Valley’s power players to gauge their opinions on Google’s new initiative to prolong human life.
Google Reader dies this weekend, but it’s just the latest in a long list of Google products that have met their ignominious end on Google CEO Larry Page’s chopping block.
Google’s former lead health strategist has launched a new website, SmartPatients, which helps cancer patients connect with each other, and learn more about their disease.
Google on Friday announced that it’s pulling the plug on Google Health and Google PowerMeter, two products in its lineup that haven’t been as popular as services such as Gmail, Chrome, or Maps.
The Wall Street Journal is reporting that Google will announce its long-awaited online health service featuring “personal health records” today. A closer reading of that story, however — bolstered by a timely CNET piece — suggests that Google will simply preview its service at a healthcare-IT trade show now underway in Orlando.
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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.
So Google Health has finally made its first formal announcement — not a splashy rollout along the lines of Microsoft’s HealthVault (see our coverage), but a limited — and closed to the public — testbed launched in partnership with the Cleveland Clinic.
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.
The former head of Google’s health initiative, who resigned abruptly while on vacation last month, has finally resurfaced, according to his blog. It’s not exactly the first sighting of Bosworth since his departure from Google — I was told he turned up briefly at the Health 2.0 conference last month, although he apparently wasn’t saying much about what had happened — but it’s the most detailed update most of us have seen since he vanished.
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