Medtronic, a medical device manufacturer, is involved in a legal battle over allegations of sharing diabetes patient data with Google. This raises concerns about data privacy in healthcare. The case could lead to stricter regulatory changes and emphasizes the need for clear guidelines for data sharing within the industry. It underscores the delicate balance between medical innovation and patient privacy.
The Health Information Exchange (HIE) market, playing a critical role in facilitating healthcare data sharing among providers, is projected to be worth $2 billion by