Fourth in a series of retrospective posts, reviewing the ten years since my cancer and how my shifting perspective has altered what I’ll be doing from now on.
I’m generally doing one post per year, but so much happened in 2009 that it’ll take several. In particular, this episode in the spring of 2009 had such unexpected impact that I’ve had to think a lot about what to say. Sorry for the delay, but as you’ll see, this is an example of the important question that arose here.
In May 2008 my hospital had announced that their Google Health interface was live:
… a patient, with their consent and control, can upload their records to Google Health in a few keystrokes. There is no need to manually enter this health data into Google’s personal health record, unlike earlier PHRs from Dr. Koop, HealthCentral and Revolution Health. …