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Germans are open to sharing health data with insurers

Tuesday 20 January 2015 | 15:06 CET | News
Some 32 percent of Germans would consider in principle taking health and fitness data and sharing it with their health insurance provider to gain benefits from it, according to the recent study 'Quantified Health' by YouGov.

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