Amazon Launches Software to Mine Patient Records

by Larry Emmott on December 3, 2018

in Diagnostics,Future Tech

From WSJ (subscription needed) to read full article:

Amazon.com Inc. is starting to sell software that mines patient medical records for information doctors and hospitals could use to improve treatment and cut costs. The move is the latest by a big technology company into health care,

Source: Big Tech Expands Footprint in Health – WSJ

More here (no subscription) from Modern Healthcare:

The goal of this system is to gather data for research. Big data analysis of medical records has the potential to greatly improve the human condition. On the other hand there is a real concern about privacy. Do you trust third parties to have access to your medical data?

 

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