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Google Health Records Signs Up Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts

Armen Hareyan's picture

Another Hub health care worthy has signed up with Google Health - today's Boston Globe reports that Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts joins Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center - see John Halamka's GeekDoctor post - in facilitating the download of patient data to Google Health PHRs.

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Per the Globe, BCBS says that "Google wants to attract as many users as possible to its site, while Blue Cross-Blue Shield seeks to offer members an online tool."

Regarding attracting users to Google's site -- Google says it isn't serving ads on Google Health, but presumably that won't last for long, because that's how the Googleplex keeps humming.