Nov 142019
 
 November 14, 2019  Posted by  Breaches, Business, Featured News, Healthcare, U.S.

Anonymous writes: When I learned that Google was acquiring the intimate medical records of 50 million patients, I couldn’t stay silent I didn’t decide to blow the whistle on Google’s deal, known internally as the Nightingale Project, glibly. The decision came to me slowly, creeping on me through my day-to-day [Read More…]

Nov 132019
 
 November 13, 2019  Posted by  Business, Healthcare, U.S.

Rob Copeland and Sarah E. Needleman report: Google’s project with the country’s second-largest health system to collect detailed health information on 50 million American patients sparked a federal inquiry and criticism from patients and lawmakers. The data on patients of St. Louis-based Ascension were until recently scattered across 40 data centers in [Read More…]

Nov 112019
 
 November 11, 2019  Posted by  Business, Featured News, Healthcare

Rob Copeland reports: Google is teaming with one of the country’s largest health-care systems on a secret project to collect and crunch the detailed personal health information of millions of Americans across 21 states, according to people familiar with the matter and internal documents. The initiative, code-named “Project Nightingale,” appears [Read More…]