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Tech & Science Despite criticism in terms of data protection: Google wants to continue working in the health sector

06:15  28 october  2021
06:15  28 october  2021 Source:   finanzen.net

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as well as some other tech companies Google works on health services for its users. However, the Group regularly criticizes criticism due to privacy concerns.

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• Google tracks a new Health strategy

• Critics fear for privacy

• Competition also continues in the health sector

Google's Health Care department has been resolved

In 2018, the US company Google founded its health division Health. Up to 500 employees were employed in the department. The department was founded to conduct the health strategy of the technology company, so CNBC. In August this year, however, the division was closed as the company had repeatedly struggled with negative reactions because of the overlap of Google, KI and health data. The former Health Chief of Google, David Feinkerberg, is now a CEO of the IT provider for health care Cerner . At a conference in June, Feinberg answers the question of the need to generate revenue: "The real pressure is 'will this really help millions of people?'".

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This strategy is pursuing Google in the Health Area

Nevertheless, the Group has not yet abandoned the topic of health. "Google Health has made it a mission to help all people to live a better life every day, through products and services that combine health information and give them meaning and give them meaning." It says on the website of Google Health . Karen Desalvo, Chief Health Officer at Google, explains CNBC that, despite the dissolution of the department, the company continues to involve health in everything that would be done. The aim of the new strategy should be to focus on the three areas that can cause something to do with the users and their communities. These include Google's search functions, access to cloud tools for nurses and the provision of a Community context of health social determinants, according to DESALVO to CNBC.

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transactions between the company Google and companies in the field of IT services for the health care system, however, lead to concerns in terms of data protection under critics, according to CNBC. So also with the partnerships between Google and health organizations Mayo Clinic, Ascension and HCA. The Ascension Deal was criticized both from data protection supplies and the government and even some ascension employees. The $ 2.1 billion heavy tookers of Fitbit was also critical due to concerns in terms of data protection. The Ministry of Justice examined the takeover because Google had access to private data. Google explained, however, that the acquisition only was the hardware of Fitbit and not to access the user's health data, according to CNBC. In addition, Google committed to use the collected wellness and health data not for personalized advertising.

This works the competition

but not only the Tech-Gigant Google has large plans in the health sector. The competition also operates eagerly in this area. For example, Apple attempts with the Apple Watch and the Health app that collects health data, saves, and the data can also share with others in the health sector, as CNBC reports. Amazon started an online pharmacy this year as well as the telecommunications service "Amazon Care" for employees. In addition, the online retailer brought the Halo View Halo View to compete with Google's Fitbit and Apple's Apple Watch.

such progress enables improvements in health care and health care, and tech companies such as Google and Apple will continue to find a way to penetrate this area as CNBC explains. "Users have a right to their data, and it is important that people know that technology [this right] enables. [And] We need to ensure that the healthcare sector respects and understands that we have this data with the Consumers should share so they have more control over their health. ", Says Desalvo.

E. Schmal / Editorial Finanzen.net

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