Despite its advantages, experts have ‘grave concerns’ about big tech in health care

Google recently began working with Ascension — one of the nation’s largest health care systems — to collect the health information of roughly 50 million Americans, initially without their knowledge, according to reporting by The Wall Street Journal.A lawsuit alleging that patient data had been mishandled in a similar partnership between Google the University of Chicago has left physicians torn about the idea of big tech wading into health care. Potential advantages include improvements in diagnosis and the treatment of diseases facilitated by artificial intelligence, butRead More

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