Google defends amassing health data on millions of people

by Larry Emmott on January 9, 2020

in Future Tech,Management,Security

“These organizations, like Ascension, use Google to securely manage their patient data, under strict privacy and security standards,” he added. “They are the stewards of the data and we provide services on their behalf.”Known internally as “Project Nightingale,” The Journal reported that Google’s deal involves data such as “lab results, doctor diagnoses and hospitalization records, among other categories,” adding that it “amounts to a complete health history, including patient names and dates of birth.”

Source: Google defends amassing health data on millions of people

The potential to improve care, lower costs and vastly improve the human condition with digital medical data is enormous.

On the other hand, can we trust Google? I wish I trusted them more.

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