The Iryo Network is a global repository of openEHR data. Since few people are prepared to provide their medical data to a “GoogleEHR”-type of capture and shameless reaping of all the medical data for commercial purposes, Iryo has decided to give up it’s access to plain data. Iryo perceives the medical data it holds as a “toxic asset”, because we believe that holding too much data in one place presents too large a liability risk.
Google is working on machine learning with distributed data, where analyses are done locally, thus guaranteeing anonymity. It's a version of the "analyse in place" approach we have been defending for some time now.