Google has piloted a new search tool for electronic medical records called Care Studio. In the trial phase, around 250 clinicians will be able to use it. The tool will allow providers to save time when sorting through patient records. Over a year ago, Google attempted a partnership with the hospital chain Ascension, but faced objections over its data-sharing scheme.
“The software that lets clinicians search through reams of patient health record data without needing to know precisely where to look. Like the traditional Google search bar, the tool automatically generates responses as a doctor types inside of it, with the goal of retrieving relevant clinical information faster and more easily.” Learn more here.
(Source: Erin Brodwin, STAT News, 2/23/21)