Internet powerhouse Google (GOOG) - Get Report launched the Beta test of its newest venture, Google Health on May 20. The new addition to the Google universe allows users to store and manage all of their health information in one place for free. Just like personal finance sites such as Geezeo.com , (in which MainStreet's parent company, TheStreet.com, is an investor) which allows people to track all of their finances in one place, Google Health will do the same with medical records.
Not only does Google Health organize your records in one place, it also keeps them up to date, allows for patients to research treatments, illnesses and
, provides a database to search for doctors and hospitals, and enables your doctors (and other medical professionals) to view these records. It does not, however, include information about
health insurance or providers
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