Personally controlled online health data--the next big thing in medical care?

@article{Steinbrook2008PersonallyCO,
  title={Personally controlled online health data--the next big thing in medical care?},
  author={Robert Steinbrook},
  journal={The New England journal of medicine},
  year={2008},
  volume={358 16},
  pages={1653-6}
}
n engl j med 358;16 www.nejm.org april 17, 2008 1653 progress notes and prescriptions, ordering laboratory and imaging tests, and viewing test results (see line graph).1 Yet electronic health data are poised for an online transformation that is being catalyzed by Dossia (a nonprofit consortium of major employers), Google Health, Microsoft HealthVault, and other Web services that are seeking expanded roles in the $2.1 trillion U.S. health care system. Online repositories will allow patients to… CONTINUE READING