Microsoft, of all the companies that might consider creating a PHR, is especially problematic. Microsoft has a long history of standards abuse. Lets consider a parallel issue to the “personal health record”, personal email. I use gmail and have used yahoo mail in the past, but for this example lets pretend that I used Hotmail, […]
Microsoft has released a hosted Personal Health Record (PHR) called HealthVault. I will be writing about why this is a problem.
HealthVault: Failing the seven generations test
(note: This is the first of my “week of HealthVault” articles.) HealthVault, the new Personal Health Record (PHR) from Microsoft, along with Googles coming PHR offering, fail the seven generations test. I did not come up with the idea of “seven generations”, pay attention the next time you go to the grocery store and you […]