Lately Google At the I / O 2021 developer conference, Google talked a lot about how to bring new AI-based solutions to the healthcare industry. For general users, Google also showed how to detect skin diseases by simply clicking a photo on your Android phone. In an important development, Google has now entered into a partnership HCA Healthcare Accessing patient data anonymously in the US, according to a report by The Wall Street Journal.
HCA Healthcare operates in 186 states and the United Kingdom in 186 hospitals and approximately 2,000 healthcare facilities, including surgery centers, stand-alone emergency rooms, emergency centers and medical clinics.
The report mentioned that Google’s contract with HCA Healthcare is a multi-year contract, but no mention was made of how many years Google will have access to patient data.
Google had previously received criticism when it worked with Ascension Healthcare on its “secret project” – Project Nightingale – according to a report from The edge. The new contract with HCA Healthcare gives Google access to “around 30 million patient interactions per year”.
The medical data The patient is saved by internet-based devices and online health reports. Google stores these data records anonymously. Google is supposed to use this data to build new algorithms and tools to help doctors, and then pass those on to HCA to test for themselves The edge.
“We want to push the boundaries of what the clinician can do with data in real time,” said Chris Sakalosky, general manager for health and life sciences at Google Cloud was quoted in the report by The Wall Street Journal.