Health tech is so antiquated that Google needed to adjust its cloud service to work with fax machines

A year ago at the HIMSS health care conference, previous Google CEO and chairman Eric Schmidt noticed that health care is still in the “stone age,” and is dependent on fax machines and pagers. This week, at a similar conference in Orlando, Google appears to have recognized that the medical world’s stone age technology is here to stay for the foreseeable future. At the organization’s booth, participants detected a demo for a new health service that includes faxing medical data to Google Drive, the organization’s cloud storage service. That way,…

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