SafeMed gets the call from Google

Keith Darce of Copley News Service writes:

Internet giant Google has tapped a medical software developer in San Diego to provide a key element of its test project that lets people create comprehensive medical records on the Web.SafeMed’s application sifts through vast medical databases and personal health records in the blink of an eye to detect potentially harmful drug interactions and recommend treatments for specific conditions.

The software has been embedded in Google Health, an online system being tried out by patients and doctors affiliated with the Cleveland Clinic in Ohio. If all goes well during the pilot phase, the free program could be opened to the public in a few months.

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