Nov 192022
 November 19, 2022  Posted by  Healthcare, Laws

Libbie Canter, Anna D. Kraus, Tara Carrier, Olivia Vega, and Elizabeth Brim of Covington and Burling write: In a new post on the Covington Digital Health blog, our colleagues discuss a recent amendment to California’s Confidentiality of Medical Information Act (“CMIA”) that expands the scope of the law to cover mental [Read More…]

Nov 192022
 November 19, 2022  Posted by  Healthcare, Laws, Non-U.S.

Anat Even-Chen, Ben Norman, and Karin Kashi of the Israeli law firm BarLaw write: The Israeli Privacy Protection Authority (PPA) recently published a document for public comments entitled, “Protecting Patients’ Privacy When Transferring Medical Information via Digital Devices and Undesignated Software.” This document presents the PPA’s position on the responsibility [Read More…]

Nov 182022
 November 18, 2022  Posted by  Breaches, Court, Featured News, Govt, Healthcare, Surveillance, U.S.

Jessica Lyons Hardcastle reports: The Massachusetts Department of Public Health conspired with Google to secretly install a COVID-19 tracing app onto more than 1 million Android users’ devices without their knowledge and without obtaining warrants, according to a class-action lawsuit filed this week by the New Civil Liberties Alliance. […] [Read More…]