WSJ scoop: Unbeknownst to patients, Google has worked with the Ascension health system to get access to patient data, including lab results, doctor diagnoses and hospitalization records, with patient names and dates of birth. via
Hospital records. Doctor's diagnoses. Names. Dates of Birth. Google is secretly amassing all of this data on millions of Americans. Code name: "Project Nightingale"
In partnership w/ Ascension, Google amasses complete health record for millions of Americans. “Neither patients nor doctors have been notified.” Neither patients nor doctors 🤯🤯🤯
So Google has "lab results, doctor diagnoses and hospitalization records" for tens of millions of people, from one of the biggest Catholic hospital systems in the US, to develop unknown AI tools, and they got permission from 0 patients or doctors (???)
A bombshell: Google is collecting and analyzing health records from tens of millions of Americans in 21 states through an agreement with the country's second-largest healthcare system, the story says. Patients and doctors haven't been informed.
How would the Fitbit deal have gone if this had hit the news first? Not so easy to claim that the data would stay private anymore... Google’s “Project Nightingale” gathers personal health data on millions of Americans via
Just revealed: #Google is secretly collecting health data on millions of Americans from hospitals nationwide without patients or doctors knowing - WITH patient names - including, maybe, YOURS. You can't make this sh*t up. #BeAfraid
Wow: Google has secretly been collecting millions of patient records — with names and diagnoses — in partnership with major health system Ascension Health.
WTAF? Google is collecting personal data, including lab results, doctor diagnoses and hospitalization records, and amounts to a complete health history, with patient names and dates of birth. Neither doctors nor patients have been informed.
"At least 150 Google employees already have access to much of the data on tens of millions of patients”
Google’s secret “Project Nightingale” gathers personal health data on millions of Americans via
Google is working on a secret project to collect personal health data of millions of Americans, according to people familiar and internal documents
Wall Street Journal exposes Google’s Project Nightingale: At least 150 Google employees can access data for tens of millions of patients. The doctors & patients had no idea their names, DOB, medications, lab tests, diagnosis’s & more were given to Google.
Google's Secret Project Nightingale Gathers Personal Health Data on Millions of Americans
Google’s ‘Project Nightingale’ Gathers Personal Health Data on Millions of Americans Search giant is amassing health records from Ascension facilities in 21 states; patients not yet informed.
Google is teaming up 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. scoop
1) this is apparently perfectly legal. 2) What could possibly go wrong?
“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.”
This is an absolute nightmare
Google’s secret “Project Nightingale” gathers personal health data on millions of Americans via
This is an exceptionally important article about and health care data being provided by , without patient or doctor knowledge. So do we, as a society care – what protections are there?
What could possibly go wrong.
Google’s “Project Nightingale” gathers personal health data on millions of Americans via
Google’s “Project Nightingale” gathers personal health data on millions of Americans via
Google’s “Project Nightingale” gathers personal health data on millions of Americans. 21 states already participate--and NO PATIENTS OR DOCTORS have been asked to consent--or even been informed.
Sources: Google partnered with Ascension, the 2nd-largest US health-care system, to analyze personal health info of millions, as part of "Project Nightingale" ( / Wall Street Journal)
Consent is one helluva drug. “Google’s secret project to acquire patient data appears to be the largest in a series of efforts by Silicon Valley giants to gain access to personal health data and establish a toehold in the massive health-care industry.”
Google is engaged with one of the U.S.’s largest health-care systems on a project to collect and crunch the detailed personal-health information of millions of people across 21 states.
When patients become products, great data sharing opportunities like this feel more like #gattaca come to life.... Google’s “Project Nightingale” gathers personal health data on millions of Americans via
Google’s ‘Project Nightingale’ Gathers Personal Health Data on Millions of Americans Search giant is amassing health records from Ascension facilities in 21 states; patients not yet informed via
"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 documents." Big scoop by
The Catholic medical chain "hopes to mine data to order up more tests or determine where it might be able to make more money from an individual patient." This isn't illegal FYI
OK Google, ready to defend yourself any time an Ascension Health patient gets an unsolicited ad for a medical product relevant to their diagnosis?
Google is amassing an enormous trove of medica records. This will be very powerful and could be quite a bit scary 😨
Readers of my newsletter will be completely unsurprised by this development. I'd start reading my newsletter now, if I were you.
Looks like this is okay as per regulations because HIPAA "generally allows hospitals to share data with business partners without telling patients, as long as the information is used “only to help the covered entity carry out its health care functions.”"
Google’s secret “Project Nightingale” gathers personal health data on millions of Americans via
This is why (a) we need a federal privacy law and (b) can’t be trusted and (c) neither can some giant hospital networks. Note that patients’ were in the dark and consent wasn’t obtained.
Why is the 2nd-largest health company giving patient data to Google? To figure out how to sell you more tests, aka "to identify additional tests that could be necessary or other ways in which the system could generate more revenue." via
Google’s “Project Nightingale” gathers personal health data on millions of Americans via
Google is engaged with one of the country’s largest health-care systems to collect and crunch the detailed personal health information of millions of Americans across 21 states. In secret. Neither patients nor doctors have been notified.
Digitalhealth name game! Nightscout = vs Nightingale = . Later we can discuss "It was the nightingale, and not the lark...That pierced the fearful hollow of thine ear" although Lark is not in the news today.
1. How in the world is this HIPAA compliant? 2. What could possibly go wrong storing data in the cloud? via
Google’s ‘Project Nightingale’ Gathers Personal Health Data on Millions of Americans - WSJ - wondering if the acquisition of healthcare data would continue either by buyouts or by other methods, which could be in shades of grey, losers seem to be patients
Google’s ‘Project Nightingale’ Gathers Personal Health Data on Millions of Americans - WSJ
Florence #Nightingale was one of the founding mothers of applied statistics. Her statistical and visualisation skills helped improve medical care and safe thousands of lives. That Google is abusing her name with this project is appaling. Don't be evil.
I'll be discussing #shamshowtrial on today's show, but also this story on : No, I'm not creeped out at all. I have never opted-in...oh, I didn't have to opt in?
Wow -- this is downright alarming. Do you trust Google with your blood test results, diagnoses, sensitive health information? Google’s secret “Project Nightingale” gathers personal health data on millions of Americans via
Let silicon valley self-regulate, they said... the tech giants might even over self-segulate, they said...
WSJ News Exclusive | Google's Secret 'Project Nightingale' Gathers Personal Health Data on Millions of Americans via
Google’s “Project Nightingale” gathers personal health data on millions of Americans via
Google’s “Project Nightingale” gathers personal health data on millions of Americans via pretty nuts Google did this without knowledge or consent from patients or their doctors.
Google amassing data on patients. It’s surprising HIPPA allows this.