Jul 292016
 July 29, 2016  Posted by  Healthcare

Paige Jennings writes:

Earlier this month the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC), released a report to Congress highlighting “large gaps” in policies and oversight surrounding access to and security and privacy of health information held by certain “mHealth technologies” and “health social media.”

mHealth technologies may include wearables, such as fitness trackers, as well as personal health records and other cloud- or mobile-based tools that collect health information from consumers.

Read more on Covington & Burling Inside Privacy.

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