December 22nd, 2009

Big Tech Fights High Health Costs

By Kelley Luckstein

Craig Barrett spent three decades at chip giant Intel and retired as chairman in May 2009.

 

He saw Intel's health care costs spiral during his tenure. Now he sits on the board of Dossia, a nonprofit aimed at helping corporations reduce the amount they spend on health care…

 

Nobody has his or her total health record. To try to pry health records out of a place like Palo Alto Clinic, or Stanford, or Mayo, it takes weeks to get your health records. If you really want your employees engaged in taking care of their health, managing their health care, you have to give them that ability, and that's the personal health record.

 

Forbes  by Kerry Dolan, 12/21/09

Tags: Health IT, Intel, personal health record

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