Google’s grand plan for health, from fitness apps right up to defeating death

Nov 5, 2017

Google has made no secret of its overarching ambition to organise the world’s information and make it accessible to anyone.

And the healthcare industry has no shortage of such information, in any number of repositories and diverse formats, from MRI images to patient notes and data gathered from wearable devices.

Google has long sought to diversify its revenues streams away from search and advertising, the business it was founded on and which continues to make up the bulk of its revenue nearly 20 years later. So could health be the industry that helps the company to achieve that aim?

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