The eHealth suite aims to connect clinicians and patients in a highly secure platform, but relies in part on early adopters paid by the federal government.
Vulnerabilities in health care software often go unreported.
General Electric, a giant in clinical settings, has turned out to be a key partner for Wintel's health care ambitions.
The Centers for Disease Control is using Twitter to send out updates about swine flu including news reports and links to consumer resources.
Online-advertising budgets are likely to be flat or decreasing, and companies such as Google and InterActiveCorp that on it can expect to feel the pain, financial analysts say.
Read a copy of Google Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt's written testimony to the Senate subcommittee on antitrust, competition policy, and consumer rights.