The Greatest Data Heist in History


About two years ago, the University of Chicago Medical Center collaborated with Google in hopes of identifying patterns in patient health records to help predict future medical issues.

Now, former patient Matt Dinerstein is taking action on behalf of the medical center’s patients, alleging the university violated privacy laws by sharing sensitive health records without patient consent, with Google from 2009 to 2016 thereby aiding Google’s goal of creating a digital health record-system.

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