Google Health will be discontinued in January 2012

Google Health will be discontinued in January 2012

Google Health, the search engine’s clinical data platform, joins the long list of failed experiments created by the Mountain View search engine that end up in the memory pool, a situation in itself that is not at all criticizable or that indicates levels of health. failure as they insist on declaring great detractors of Google. It is simply about initiatives that have not been successful and that’s it; All of us who have dared to undertake at some time in life know that very well, and even more so as full-time entrepreneurs. Google Health was created to provide an online platform in which all the clinical information of a person can be stored and managed and can be accessed from any computer connected to the Internet. Prescriptions, medical records, care records and all kinds of relevant information in this regard could be stored in Google Health, a platform that will be terminated on January 1, 2012. Like all ideas, in principle it seemed good, in fact it managed to attract The care of insurance companies, hospitals and clinics in the United States, all of them organizations that work with clinical information and medical records, but simply did not achieve the necessary success for their continuity. Also in a strategy to encourage its use, Google Health also tried to offer an area dedicated to wellness and a healthy lifestyle, allowing its users to integrate information from FitBit and Cardiotrainer, but without success. In one of the multiple sites that have echoed this news, there appear the statements of a Google executive, who, making mea culpa, indicated that the reason for the failure, or the lack of success, according to how you look at it, was that the platform it hadn’t been social enough. Definitely a thought-provoking statement; as it once again shows the little success that Google has had in the social environment, despite its efforts. Keep trying Google Va: TechCrunch