A few thousand patients from the Cleveland Clinic will be the first to have their medical records stored by Google, reports the New York Times. The Cleveland Clinic says it teamed up with Google for this pilot project so that its patients could "easily access and manage their own health information." But critics point out that, as a third-party service, Google is not covered by privacy laws such as HIPAA.

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