Monday, August 28, 2006

Journal Gazette | 08/28/2006 | New Rx for the Web

"That frustration has attracted some famous deep pockets, including America Online co-founder Steve Case, his former employer Time Warner Inc., the Carlyle Group and Allen & Co. Together, they have put more than $100 million into building virtual destinations that offer consumers something beyond disease encyclopedias.
Some want to make it as easy to choose a doctor as a restaurant. Others eventually hope to offer “virtual assisted living� by monitoring medicines or pacemakers remotely, so the elderly can stay in their homes longer."

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