It's in the hospital that Google Health will be put to the test, says this article in MIT's Tech Review. Doctor's offices, it continues, are moving away from paper-based records -- a cause of fragmented information -- to electronic records. Google Health may be one of the ways to go, if it shows promising results at Beth Israel Deaconess and the Cleveland Clinic.

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