Google Health Studies

Google Health Studies launched with the study focused on respiratory illness

With the new app, anyone with an Android phone can take part in health studies by answering survey questions and contributing relevant data.
Google taps AHRQ for a new tool to help patients plan for medical visits

Google taps AHRQ for a new tool to help patients plan for medical visits

When people use Google to search for a healthcare provider, they will have the option to create their own private visit plan.
Google Fit update

Google adds new health metrics to its Fit mobile apps

One of the updated features is meant to help you sleep better by allowing you to connect to sleep tracking devices and apps.
Google Travel updated for COVID-19

Google Travel gets COVID-related health and safety info

When you search on Google for information about hotels, flights or things to do - you can easily check to see if there's a COVID-19 travel advisory...
GAFA apps

Big Tech firms help fight the coronavirus outbreak

The tech giants are providing their otherwise paid services for free to select users...
Wear OS

Google working to add new health features to Wear OS

The survey running through the Google User Experience Research program is asking participants for feedback on up and coming health tracking capabilities.
Google building

WSJ: Google was collecting millions of Americans’ health data

The search giant has secretly been accumulating the health data of millions of Americans from 21 different states, in partnership with Ascension.
Google website

Google looking to cash in on your medical queries

Every day a billion health-related questions are asked on Google and, obviously, the search giant is looking to harness that volume...
Ambra Health

Ambra Health, Google Cloud collaborate to advance healthcare research

Ambra Health Cloud PACS for Google Cloud allows researchers to easily de-identifying patient medical imaging data for use in research studies.
Google patents sensing milieu in the bathroom

Google files a patent for a smart bathroom

The filing describes the usage of optical sensors placed in patients' devices or belongings to capture data on individual's cardiovascular function.