Google is getting access to a new trove of patient data from hospital chain HCA Healthcare to develop algorithms that help monitor and treat patients, The Wall Street Journal reported Wednesday. The deal includes cloud storage for HCA and will hand Google patient records and data from connected devices that are increasingly used to monitor patient health so that the companies can create...
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