Microsoft moving into health care ind...

Microsoft moving into health care industry

There are 3 comments on the San Jose Mercury News story from Feb 26, 2007, titled Microsoft moving into health care industry. In it, San Jose Mercury News reports that:

Microsoft chairman Steve Ballmer today will announce in a speech that Microsoft is buying Medstory, a Foster City-based healthcare search startup, for an undisclosed amount.

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Spencer Ferguson

Ogden, UT

#1 Feb 26, 2007
Sounds like a win for users looking for accurate health care information, but a loss for the small custom software developers with a focus on healthcare out there.

SF
http://www.wasatchware.com
JSG

Pelham, AL

#2 Mar 5, 2007
Can they not resist getting into EVERYTHING?
Tom Winters

United States

#3 May 23, 2007
Well, it does look like there are a number of startups in this area as well. I think that the startups will play a role as well: Revolution Health, Healtheva, TrustedMd to name a few.

http://www.revolution.com
http://www.healtheva.com
http://www.trustedmd.com

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