Google foresees a big future for both stationary wireless and mobile wireless healthcare.
The search giant, which is famous for its iterative and incremental improvements, strayed from form this week. It came up with a major overhaul of its Google Health personal health record platform.
Aaron Brown, Google senior product manager and the point man for the PHR overhaul, says wireless and mobile applications will play an increasing role in helping Google Health attract a broader audience, which he says will include "wellness consumers." In thinking about that challenge, "We realized we had to do some pretty significant changes that would have been difficult to do incrementally."