Tech companies see health data as a huge opportunity, but people don’t trust them


A survey of over 4,000 respondents found that only 11 per cent of people are willing to share their health data with a tech company, preferring instead to give their information to their doctor, pharmaceutical companies, health insurers and the government. The survey—conducted by Rock Health, which does research for and invests in health tech companies—found that Google and Amazon were the most trusted tech companies respectively, with Facebook and IBM ranked second last and last. Apple, which frequently emphasizes its commitment to privacy, landed in the middle of the pack. (CNBC)

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