Some privacy and security experts, however, say that while details of the collaboration haven't been fully disclosed, the partnership between Fitbit and Google appears to raise a number of potential security, privacy and perhaps even patient safety questions.
Google and Fitbit have teamed up to improve the way fitness trackers handle user health data, EconomicTimes reported.
To initiate the partnership, Fitbit will utilize the Google Cloud Platform.
Doctors would then be able to actively monitor all their patients' data from anywhere.
Google has announced that it will partner with Fitbit to increase its focus in the healthcare sector. Working together provides an exciting opportunity to leverage Fitbit's leading wearables brand, community, data, and popular devices alongside Google's expertise in building platforms, software and services. Also fitting into the scheme of things would be the companies that actually manufacture the wearable devices.
As of October 2017, more than 6.8 million Fitbit users connected their data to various health programs through employers, insurers or health systems.
Fitbit and Google are exploring how to use this information to develop new and more informative consumer and enterprise health solutions.
At the time of publishing, we haven't heard back from Fitbit. Clients using TensorFlow gain access to the Tensor Processing Unit to run and scale their models, according to Google Cloud's website.
Adam Pellegrini, GM of Fitbit Health Solutions, told MobiHealthNews that the revamp of Fitbit's infrastructure not only allows the company to more securely manage and transfer users' health data across entities but it will drive more informed and coordinated clinical decision making. Google's artificial intelligence and machine learning capabilities as well as new predictive analytic algorithms will advance Fitbit's endeavours to bring more impactful insights and data to consumers to enable them to attain positive health outcomes.
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