Big Tech Has Your Private Medical Records — Through Hospital Partnerships
Have you heard of Ascension? Well if you have not — pay attention. Ascension a Catholic faith-based non-profit collaborative health system in the world. It has healthcare facilities that includes hospitals, medical practices and innovators in 23 of the 50 US states. But that is not the issue — the issue is that they created a partnership with Google under the code-name Project Nightengale. Through this partnership, Google now has detailed medical records including patient names, dates of birth, diagnoses, laboratory test results, hospitalization records on Ascensions tens of millions of American patients. Google is now firmly in health industry like it or not and our health privacy is at risk.