Your e-health future
May 18, 2009 4:00 AM PST
In this three-day special report, CNET News takes a look at the rapidly digitizing health care industry, detailing the stumbling blocks and dangers, as well as how the stimulus plan and legislation could affect the average person. In the process, we inch a little closer to answering one of the most vexing questions of American medicine: why are so many doctors such Luddites?
Federal funding and new tech are speeding efforts to digitize America's medical practices. But are they ready to forge into a paperless existence? CNET News' Ina Fried documents the trials and tribulations.
Students predict the future of health records
The tech rivals extend their tech battle into Web-based personal health records, an area in which they are both upstarts.
The drive to digitize medical records could impact every American. But do you know what that means for your health care and privacy? CBSNews.com's Declan McCullagh explains.
President Obama's ambitious plan for electronic health records could serve as a rallying cry for the same groups that killed the Clinton health initiative 16 years ago.
They're quick to embrace new medical technology, but don't ask them to use a computer. CBSNews.com's Charles Cooper explores a generation gap in medicine.
CNET News looks at some of the better options for consumers who want to maintain their own personal health records.