The health care industry is discovering the Internet, though Intel chairman Andy Grove says it is not moving fast enough to adopt the medium's potential as an information clearinghouse and as a stand-in health care provider. But one online health company, Healtheon, found that the side effects of the volatile tech economy can be tough to cure.
Grove touts Net to health industry
The Internet will dramatically transform routine physical check-ups and prescription orders, despite a health care industry that has been slow to utilize it, Intel's chairman says.
Health an online moneymaker
Drugstore.com site updated
Healtheon cancels IPO
New site features hospital ratings