In 2020, which has been shrouded by the epidemic for a long time, health care has become the most concerned area in the global capital and technology market. Google, which takes “don’t do evil” as the company’s principle, is also expected by the industry to change the old appearance of medical technology. Among them, Google’s medical business in 2020 is remarkable, showing its outstanding technical strength and social service ability in many aspects. At the same time, it is also highly controversial. < p > < p > the following is the annual action of Google medical released by healthcare ITnews, which was compiled by leifeng.com without changing the original intention: < / P > < p > January 2: Google Health, its deepmind and verily jointly published a paper in nature, introducing a new type of deep learning molybdenum target imaging system. The core highlight of this system is that, compared with the previous model, this model effectively reduces the false positive rate of breast cancer detection by 5.7% and false negative rate by 9.4%, and claims to beat six radiologists. < / P > < p > however, shortly after the results were released, many experts, such as Lucun, winner of Turing Award, took the lead in criticizing some of their research contents for not quoting NYU’s papers and exaggerating their propaganda. The debate lasted for several days. January 8: Dr. Wendell Washington announced that he would join verily, Google’s life and health company, as chief clinical officer. Washington has served as director of the national health information technology coordination office and chief medical officer of Louisiana BCBS. January 16: verily’s recruitment continues, hiring Deepak Ahuja as CFO. As a “veteran” of Tesla, Ahuja worked in Tesla for nearly 11 years. He once served as financial director of Ford Motor Company twice. He resigned in 2015 and returned to the company two years later to help Tesla go public successfully. < / P > < p > January 22: the US FDA approved the ECG function of verily’s study watch smart watch, making it another smart watch that can be used for medical purposes. The FDA approved the 510 (k) review of study watch as a class II medical device. Unlike the over-the-counter use license approved by Apple watch, study watch can only be used in the case of medical needs, which is a prescription medical device. Study watch can detect single channel ECG rhythm, record, store and transmit these data for patients with heart health problems under the condition of prescription. < / P > < p > January 30: Google cloud cooperates with Massachusetts General Hospital and profpilot, a clinical trial platform, to create a new research platform for academic medical centers and universities. March 4: a number of senators put pressure on Joseph impicich, CEO of ascension, the second largest insurance company in the United States, over the Nightingale project. Nightingale plans to start in 2018. Google will cooperate with arsenson to master the user’s personal health information in order to occupy a place in the huge medical industry. Senators listed some outstanding questions about whether patients agree to use private data, which senators said had not been resolved in their earlier investigation. < / P > < p > March 16: verily released the American version of “Health Code”, which allows users to fill in the information truthfully, test whether they may be infected with the new coronavirus, conduct “preliminary self-investigation”, and quickly make a personal diagnosis or take corresponding countermeasures in the case of suspected infection. In novel coronavirus, Trump also thanked Google for developing such a website to help people determine whether new coronavirus testing is necessary. April 6: Google released a report on community mobility based on smartphone data collection. Google uses aggregate anonymous data to show how busy a particular area is, and to predict when businesses will be most crowded. For the public health commissioner, vicod-19 can also help to collect data on this type of epidemic. April 21: Google cloud healthcare API is officially released, which can promote data exchange between healthcare applications and solutions based on Google cloud. The API allows organizations to ingest and manage data from a range of inputs and systems, and then analyze the data by using privacy preserving AI and machine learning. < / P > < p > Gu Geyun medical API is a manageable and extensible environment for building clinical and analytical applications that support HIPAA compliance, and combines many data loss prevention strategies, identity management and encryption solutions. Customers can choose the area where the data is stored and obtain management policies that enable them to implement practices such as the minimum privilege principle. And because of the integration of API and cloud audit logs, they can track all operations that affect their data. May 20: Google and apple jointly launched their collaborative contact tracking API for use by national health authorities during the new crown period. Anonymity is the main feature of the system. After the sick person notifies the system, the system will not know the identity of the informer; while other people who have close contact with the sick person (recorded through Bluetooth) will not be exposed except that they know they have been in contact and should be isolated. < / P > < p > June 26: Google invested $32.5 million in health insurance company Oscar health, which was founded in 2013 and is currently valued at $1.75 billion. It uses technical means and data to make medical insurance more simple, intuitive and user-friendly. At the same time, the company is also promoting the research and development of some new medical technologies. It is reported that Google’s investment in Oscar health may be to help develop a smart contact lens that can monitor blood glucose levels and other physical parameters. August 4: the European Commission, the EU’s antitrust enforcement agency, announced that it would launch an in-depth antitrust investigation into Google’s acquisition of Fitbit. The European Commission said it was worried that the deal would further strengthen Google’s advantages in the online advertising market, intelligent hardware, digital health and other fields. The European Commission said that Google already had a huge amount of data to provide personalized advertising services. The acquisition of Fitbit will further increase Google’s data volume. < / P > < p > August 25: verily established an insurance subsidiary named efficiency, which is supported by the commercial insurance Department of Swiss Re Group, and is combined with verily’s hardware, software, data and the distribution mode of Swiss Re’s solutions. It is reported that coefficent will focus on the stop loss insurance business, and employers who want to avoid paying excessive costs for employees’ health problems will become the main customers of coefficent. < p > < p > August 25: Google cloud invested $100 million in the telemedicine company ambell to buy the company’s class C shares. As part of the deal, Google cloud will become AMWELL’s & quot; preferred global cloud platform partner & quot;. In fact, this transaction means that AMWELL will transfer some video performance to Google cloud. In addition, the two companies will also work together to develop new telemedicine technology. Although telemedicine is still in a very early stage of development, people’s interest and visits have risen sharply due to the ban on home use caused by public health incidents. September 4: a judge dismissed a class data privacy lawsuit against Google and the University of Chicago Medical Center. It is reported that in June 2020, the University of Chicago Medical Center and Google were sued by groups, claiming that the medical center sent hundreds of thousands of patient records without deleting time records and doctor’s notes to Google. The lawsuit pointed out that the personal medical information obtained by Google is the most sensitive and private information in people’s life, and its damage to personal privacy far exceeds the damage caused by typical hacker attacks. September 8: Google cloud was selected by the US Department of defense to participate in the pilot project of digital pathology solution using Google cloud. Google will deploy its AI solution to the U.S. Department of defense under the terms of a doctor’s agreement to help patients detect cancer. < / P > < p > September 10: Google has paid more than $8.5 million in incentives to academic and who researchers who use artificial intelligence and data analysis to fight against cowid-19. < / P > < p > September 30: Google, together with a number of technology, healthcare and digital health companies, joined the consumer technology association to lead the covid-19 Health Alliance. The group said it would soon issue a white paper on policy and implementation recommendations for the fastest deployment of new health technologies. November 3: Alphabet x announced the latest experimental project project amber, which will develop a brain wave detection combined with AI analysis system to detect depressive symptoms in advance. < / P > < p > November 11: Google cloud released two AI tools designed to help healthcare and life science organizations scan and analyze large amounts of unstructured text, namely healthcare natural language API and automl entity extraction for healthcare. The first of these two products aims to automatically extract common trends or other insights from medical notes or other digital texts, and the second one aims to lower the threshold for medical workers to analyze AI text data. December 1: deepmind announced that the problem of protein folding prediction has been solved by deepmind. As soon as the news came out, it immediately appeared on the cover of Nature magazine, with the title of “it will change everything!” Li Feifei, musk and many other bigwigs have praised and forwarded. December 17: due to Google’s concession in the use of user health data, the European Union officially allows Google to buy Fitbit, a health tracking company, for $2.1 billion. The European Commission said the concessions were valid for 10 years and could be extended for another 10 years, dispelling concerns about Google’s move into health data and devices. < / P > < p > as promised, Google will store Fitbit user data separately from Google data used for advertising, and will not use data from Fitbit and other wearable devices for Google Advertising. Moreover, users can decide whether to store their health data in their Google or Fitbit accounts. December 18: verily officially raised $700 million on that day. It is reported that the new funds will expand the commercial landing of users and promote several life science projects including surgery, pathology and immunology. It is understood that this is verily’s third round of financing. In 2017, it obtained US $800 million of external capital from Temasek in Singapore. In January 2019, verily raised $1 billion in a round of financing led by Silver Lake. December 23: Australia’s antitrust regulator said it refused to accept an antitrust plan made by Google. The plan aims to eliminate the impact of Google’s acquisition of Fitbit, a wearable device manufacturer, on market competition. < / P > < p > previously, the Australian Competition and Consumer Council (ACCC) had expressed concern about the deal, warning that it would give Google too much user data and harm health and competition in the Internet advertising market. To this end, Google proposed a law that can be enforced by the court