Google works to improve accuracy of medical search results

Mazzoiini, Chris
April 2015
Medical Economics;4/25/2015, Vol. 92 Issue 8, p34
Trade Publication
The article reports on the initiative of search engine Google on working with a medical team at the Mayo Clinic and Google physicians for verifying results of medical studies to provide relevant and accurate information to patients searching about their medical conditions.


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