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Google strikes deal with hospital chain to use patient data for healthcare algorithms

Google struck a deal with national hospital chain HCA Healthcare to use its patient data to develop algorithms that could guide doctors’ medical decisions, increasing the tech giant’s foothold in the healthcare sector. HCA, which operates 181 hospitals and more than 2,000 healthcare sites in 21 states, would give Google anonymized data from patient health… Read More »

Google sister company X is working on monitoring depression using the brain’s electrical signals

A prototype from Project Amber of an EEG headset. Alphabet Alphabet‘s experimental research group, X, has been quietly working on an experimental project to monitor symptoms of depression. A blog post published on Monday details how a team of neuroscientists, hardware and software engineers and product experts have been working on a series of prototypes… Read More »

Google Cloud says HIMSS20 attendees should eye AI, interoperability and security

There will be many technologies, strategies and trends discussed at HIMSS20 in March. But which are most important? Which deserve the time and attention of healthcare CIOs and other leaders? Healthcare IT News spoke with Dr. Joe Corkery, director of product, healthcare and life sciences, at Google Cloud (Booth 3729), to get his expert view… Read More »

FDA real-world evidence to be made available on Google Cloud

Google announced this week that it will make the U.S. Food & Drug Administration’s open-source MyStudies platform available on the Google Cloud Platform. WHY IT MATTERSThe goal, said Jameson Rogers, product manager at Google Cloud Healthcare & Life Sciences, is “stimulate an open ecosystem that will improve the ability of organizations to perform research that… Read More »

Google blasted for ads of 'potentially lethal' cancer remedy

Campaigners have criticised Google for running adverts for a “potentially lethal” medicine that is being targeted at cancer sufferers. A ‘natural’ remedy called Miracle Mineral Solution, which is advertised to cure cancer, Aids, autism and – according to the manufacturers – “basically anything”, is being advertised on Google ads that pop up on the computers… Read More »