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David Feinberg at the StartUp Health Festival in 2017. (Photo by Kelly Sullivan/Getty Images for ... [+] Geisinger Health System) Getty. David Feinberg, head of Google Health, defended the company’s partnership with large Catholic hospital system Ascension Tuesday afternoon in San Francisco. The partnership, nicknamed “Project Nightingale,” recently came under criticism after news outlets revealed the partnership enabled Google to access confidential patient data. “Despite what they say in the newspapers, we’re super proud of it,” Feinberg said. In November, reporters at Forbes and other publications revealed that Google partnered with Ascension to move its patient electronic medical recor... Full story

16 January