– Family Health History Tree

Myfamilyhealth.comDoctors will always ask you if there has been any history of specific illnesses in your family since these are often indicative of genetic predispositions. Knowing whether your grandparents or distant uncles had heart problems or cancer, can help doctors diagnose these problems at an earlier stage and subsequently save your life.

The problem is that people often don’t know their entire medical history and therefore, vital clues are left out. This is where MyFamilyHealth step in, by allowing you and your family members to place your medical histories in one online portal and thereby gain valuable insight into what the doctors should be looking for. The site essentially works as a family tree with the added component of a medical history included which you can even analyze yourself. In Their Own Words

“Connect with your relatives to record and track an accurate and up-to-date family health history. Find out which diseases and health problems run in your family.”

Why It Might Be A Killer

This is a great idea and could really help to save lives. It could catch on virally since each person who finds out about it will be personally interested in telling their entire family to sign up as well.

Some Questions About

The only thing lacking from this site is an obvious business model which is a bit troubling considering the type of information involved. How will they be making money?