By Robert J. Szczerba, Contributor

Take a quick look around any Health IT conference and you’ll see a growing number of companies working in the areas of personal health records and health portals. It’s an organic reaction to the frustration millions of Americans routinely express about a lack of connectivity and transparency with their care providers. One of the newer players in this space is MDCapsule, which offers a patient engagement platform so individuals can connect with their healthcare providers more easily.