Interactive Counsel

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Interactive Counsel

Blog Posts by William A. Tanenbaum

Privacy & Security, Health Privacy & Security
Are Fitness Apps Fit for Privacy Protection?

* The following article was originally published by Healthcare Informatics. To read it on the Healthcare Informatics website, click here. 

Healthcare professionals who are in a position to recommend the use of fitness apps need to be aware that patients’ personal data can be used in ways that HIPAA would prohibit and that will surprise patients who are trying to be smart about fitness in a smartphone world.

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