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Google secretly collecting health care data from patients without consent


InstapunditGoogle began Project Nightingale in secret last year with St. Louis-based Ascension, the second-largest health system in the U.S., with the data sharing accelerating since summer, according to internal documents.

The data involved in the initiative encompasses lab results, doctor diagnoses and hospitalization records, among other categories, and amounts to a complete health history, including patient names and dates of birth.

Neither patients nor doctors have been notified. At least 150 Google employees already have access to much of the data on tens of millions of patients, according to a person familiar with the matter and the documents.

I remember when "Don't be evil" was still a lie they bothered to tell in public.

This entry was published Wed Feb 12 02:52:50 CST 2020 by TriggerFinger and last updated 2020-02-12 02:52:50.0. [Tweet]

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