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Google unveils integrated clinical search tool that makes it easy for doctors to gain access to fragmented data

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November 26, 2019
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Imagine having a Google search engine, but for healthcare providers. Sounds like something we should have had ages ago, but the reality is that data silos are a huge barrier to enabling better interoperability and collaboration in healthcare. Despite this development, the recent revelation of Google's secret "Project Nightingale" and its questionable use of patient health data has negatively impacted Google's efforts in this space. From a technological point of view, this development is promising, and clients should look for opportunities to engage with healthcare providers to develop similar capabilities. But it is critical to be fully compliant with data handling practices and be fully engaged with all stakeholders concerned.

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