Summary of “How Google Plans To Use AI To Reinvent The $3 Trillion US Healthcare Industry”

“So tomorrow, if AI can shape healthcare, it has to work through the regulations of healthcare In fact, I see that as one of the biggest areas is where the benefits will play out for the next 10 – 20 years.” – Sundar Pichai, CEO of Google.
TABLE OF CONTENTS Google’s structure & AI advantage GOOGLE PRIORITIZES AI. As Google enters healthcare, it’s leaning heavily on its expertise in AI. Health data is getting digitized and structured, from a new electronic record standard to imaging to DNA sequencing.
Below, we’ll largely focus on healthcare initiatives at each of these subsidiaries, but will also discuss how other Google assets – such as Google Cloud, which sits outside of these key organizations – are being leveraged for healthcare.
PUSHING GOOGLE CLOUD. Google has been pushing its Google Cloud platform aggressively in the last few years, especially after hiring ex-VMware CEO Diane Greene to lead the division.
As more researchers build on top of the Google Cloud product suite, Google Cloud becomes more valuable to that team, and Google becomes a more ingrained part of the healthcare infrastructure.
The organization is reportedly looking at working to do this with Oscar in Rhode Island, and recently Verily invested in Oscar’s latest fundraise alongside another Google investing subsidiary, capitalG. HOW WILL GOOGLE MAKE MONEY OFF ITS HEALTHCARE INITIATIVES?
Google has begun selling its own lines of AI-differentiated hardware including Google Home, Google Pixel, and more.
As Google makes a bigger push with its Google Cloud offering and competes with other tech giants, healthcare is an attractive area to sell their storage and services due to the massive amount of data and computing power healthcare – especially data-driven healthcare – requires.

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