Health Data Privacy

ONC’s Donald Rucker: More Work to Do on Health Data Privacy | 7/30/2020

… health IT, HHS Despite recently adopted final regulations designed to enhance health IT interoperability, prevent the blocking of patient information sharing among clinicians and ensure patients have secure access to their health information, many health data privacy issues still need to be addressed, says Don Rucker, M.D., national coordinator for health IT at the Department of Health and Human Services. See Also: The Fast Future of Encryption in Healthcare “As …

Vital Signs: Digital Health Law Update | Summer 2020 | 7/21/2020

… the Rule’s coverage to other direct-to-consumer technologies and services such as mobile health apps, virtual assistants, and platforms’ health tools. The FTC has already signaled a desire to protect its jurisdiction over health data privacy and security issues in the context of third-party applications that consumers use to access the health data, as evidenced by FTC correspondence with the HHS over the HHS’s recent rulemaking on interoperability …

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As new users flock to health apps, experts raise alarms on privacy | STAT | 7/21/2020

… many in-person visits, driving flocks of potential new users toward mental health apps, virtual visits, and other digital tools to manage their care. But consumers are often unaware that the rules that govern health data privacy in hospitals don’t extend to these sprawling, digital territories — each of which can effectively enforce its own policies around how to handle sensitive data, experts said. Unlock this article by subscribing to STAT …

Protecting Health Data Privacy in the Return to Work | 6/9/2020

Home » Cybersecurity » Governance, Risk & Compliance » Protecting Health Data Privacy in the Return to Work Protecting Health Data Privacy in the Return to Work by Sue Poremba on June 9, 2020 As employees return to their workplaces and consumers begin scheduling appointments with dentists, doctors and salons, new protocols are in place. Temperatures will be taken. There will be questions about health, travel and socialization. Especially in the workplace, this information …

B.C. health data privacy exemptions extended to Dec. 31 | 6/6/2020

Privacy commissioner, watchdog want greater protections, penalties click to enlarge Photo by wwing/Getty Images of B.C. privacy laws on sharing health data during the COVID-19 pandemic set to expire June 30 has been extended until year’s end. Minister of Citizens Services Anna Kang initially ordered that people’s health information might be shared with others inside and outside of Canada. Kang extended that to December 31 in an order …

B.C. health data privacy exemptions extended to December 31 | 6/6/2020

Privacy commissioner, watchdog want greater protections, penalties By Jeremy Hainsworth June 5, 2020, 3:11pm i-viewfinder/Shutterstock A March 26 relaxation of B.C. privacy laws on sharing health data during the COVID-19 pandemic set to expire June 30 has been extended until year’s end. Minister of Citizens Services Anna Kang initially ordered that people’s health information might be shared with others inside and outside of Canada. Kang extended that …

Show HN: Self-Published Book – Health Data Privacy, HIPAA, and COVID-19 | Hacker News | 3/24/2020

The font in that excerpt is quite large and contains a third of the pages in the book. Why publish this rather than make a blog post with the full text and a place to donate …

Legal Tech Companies Shouldn’t Rely on Rebranding After a Cyberattack | Legaltech News - Law.com | 3/18/2020

… cyber regulations and legal tech innovations and developments. Victoria Hudgins March 17, 2020 More companies may be looking to access their employees’ health data in light of the coronavirus outbreak. But while there are health data privacy laws, regulators may be more flexible in light of the health crisis. Frank Ready March 18, 2020 With many law firms working remotely due to the coronavirus, attorneys may be prime targets for …

Coronavirus Presses Employers to Balance Workers’ Privacy Rights, Public Safety | 3/17/2020

More companies may be looking to access their employees’ health data in light of the coronavirus outbreak. But while there are health data privacy laws, regulators may be more flexible in light of the health crisis. By Victoria Hudgins March 17, 2020 at 11:30 AM X Thank you for sharing! Your article was successfully shared with the contacts you provided. With a growing number of COVID-19 cases around the …

Tying Up Loose Ends for Health Data Privacy, Security | 12/23/2019

… You’ve most likely heard that Congress and the White House last week agreed on a bipartisan spending bill to avert another government shutdown. But what’s hidden inside that appropriations bill as it relates to health data privacy and security? No Funding for National Patient IDs Despite the House of Representatives earlier this year approving proposed budget legislation that would have dropped the 20-year-long ban on the Department of …

5 Top Health Data Regulatory Issues to Watch in 2020 | 12/20/2019

What are some of the most important health data privacy and security regulatory developments to watch in 2020? Privacy attorney Kirk Nahra of the law firm WilmerHale discusses what he sees as the top five issues in the year ahead. Among critical developments he’s monitoring are potential updates or changes to HIPAA (see HHS Seeks Feedback on Potential HIPAA Changes ). In December 2018, the Department of Health and Human Services …

The Importance of QA Testing for Health Data Privacy | 12/18/2019

Search The Importance of QA Testing for Health Data Privacy Given its highly sensitive applications, it’s no surprise that the healthcare industry has massively turned to a digital transformation to improve its services. This has made it possible for health institutions to improve their overall services, from the treatments themselves to the way the patients’ health records are managed. The results are there for all to see – the healthcare industry …

CANADA: Understanding your electronic health data | 12/11/2019

A partnership between Google and the Ascension hospital network in the United States has raised health data privacy concerns for citizens globally Dec 11, 2019 9:25 AM By: The Conversation Stock image This article, written by Tracie Risling , University of Saskatchewan , originally appeared on The Conversation and is republished here with permission: Many Canadians are not connected to their electronic health information. But this is not because there is a …

The End of Privacy? | 12/11/2019

… 2019 for her research on digital privacy, data mining, genealogy, and memory. Dr. Creet’s work builds on Bill of Health’s key ethical and legal discussions around the direct-to-consumer (DTC) genetic testing and health data privacy . Dr. Rachele Hendricks-Sturrup, genetics and privacy scholar and research fellow at Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute and health policy counsel at the Future of Privacy Forum, recently sat down with Dr. Creet …

Viewpoints: Finally, A Few Fireworks Fly At Presidential Debates Around Priorities Like Health Care; Keep Asking Questions About Health In The White House | Kaiser Health News | 11/21/2019

… series of policies to provide more funding for detection and reporting of elder abuse. Will they also take meaningful steps to prevent abuse in long-term care settings? (Dean Lerner, 11/20) The Hill: Could Health Data Privacy Kill You? Last week, the Wall Street Journal reported on Project Nightingale — a controversial initiative spearheaded by Google’s parent company Alphabet and its health-care cloud-computing customer Ascension Health. Millions of patient …

Google Now Has Access to Millions of Medical Records | 11/20/2019

… month, Google publicly disclosed its intention to acquire Fitbit for $2.1 billion. But because of Google’s reach into the average consumer’s life, this deal was immediately met with skepticism and fear. To address these health data privacy concerns, the company claimed it wouldn’t use Fitbit’s health data for its advertising endeavors. Google’s partnership with Ascension requires no permission from any patient or government regulator. In the U.S., it’s legal for …

Top ten tech turkeys 2019: The year’s absolute worst product and service failures | ZDNet | 11/19/2019

… top-tier pricing . It was a terrible follow-on to Pixel 3 which was appreciated for its excellent camera and low-light capabilities but did extremely weak sales in 2019 . But Google’s foray into health data privacy – with its $2.1 billion purchase of Fitbit and its “Project Nightingale,” in which it hoovered tens of millions of patient records at Ascension hospital facilities in the US – awards our friends at the …

Hillicon Valley: Federal inquiry opened into Google health data deal | Facebook reports millions of post takedowns | Microsoft shakes up privacy debate | Disney plus tops 10M sign-ups in first day | 11/14/2019

… of patients is coming under intense scrutiny from lawmakers, privacy advocates and regulators. Experts who spoke to The Hill agreed that the Google-Ascension partnership does not violate HIPAA, the 1996 rule that regulates health data privacy . “There are many areas in which the HIPAA privacy rules give the covered entities wide leeway to use information,” Mark Rothstein, a public health law scholar at the University of Louisville, said. Google’s …

Apple Launches Virtual Health Studies Aiming to Enroll Hundreds of Thousands of Customers | STAT | 11/14/2019

… three observational studies — focused on mobility, menstruation, and hearing — that each aim to enroll hundreds of thousands of people and monitor them virtually using their own iPhones and Apple Watches. Amid rising concern about health data privacy , the tech giant has vowed not to sell the data collected from the studies. Apple will allow participants to control which types of information they share and to delete data within 24 hours …

Press Release | Press Releases | Newsroom | U.S. Senator Bill Cassidy of Louisiana | US Seante | 11/14/2019

11.14.19 Cassidy Rosen Bill Fixes Gap in Health Data Privacy Protections WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators Bill Cassidy, M.D. (R-LA) and Jacky Rosen (D-NV) today introduced legislation to prevent data mining of Americans’ personal health data stored on wearable personal devices, such as smartwatches. The bill comes amid renewed concerns of Google’s plans to buy Fitbit in light of recent reports that Google has partnered with Ascension to secretly harvest …

Survey: 1 in 4 patients used live telemedicine this year - POLITICO | 10/28/2019

With help from Arthur Allen ( @arthurallen202 ) , Darius Tahir ( @dariustahir ) and Joanne Kenen ( @JoanneKenen ) Editor’s We’ll see lawmakers and lobbyists discussing health data privacy and patient identifiers this week; advocates have been urging Congress to remove the ban on using federal funds for such identifiers from an HHS spending deal. And privacy groups are still weighing in on the proper protection for substance use data. Here’s what else we’ve got: — One …

Report: Why health data privacy needs more than HIPAA - FedScoop | 9/24/2019

… of Health and Human Services (HHS). The roundtable and the report include not only the perspectives of policymakers, but input from patients, patient advocates, and a broad range of stakeholders with an interest in health data privacy. “The roundtable described in this report addressed the challenge: How should we balance the need for privacy with access to health data that can make groundbreaking insights possible?” says HHS Chief Data Officer …

Sen. Amy Klobuchar: Patient privacy laws need to keep pace with technology advances | Modern Healthcare | 9/21/2019

… Committee That’s why I introduced the Protecting Personal Health Data Act with Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska). This legislation will strengthen privacy and security protections for consumers’ personal health data by requiring that meaningful health data privacy regulations are put in place to keep up with advances in technology. We need safeguards to protect consumers’ sensitive health data collected by innovative technologies such as health mobile apps, wearables and direct …

Taking on Facebook for Health Data Privacy: Fred Trotter, CareSet Systems | 9/18/2019

… a privacy violation of unprecedented magnitude. Fred Trotter is one of the leaders of a group of activists co-led by Andrea Downing and David Harlow that is taking on Facebook to correct this health data privacy violation. While this interview was filmed at Health Datapalooza in the Spring of this year, Fred has just published an update that details how Facebook continues to ignore the issue and remains unwilling …

Taking on Facebook for Health Data Privacy: Fred Trotter, CareSet Systems – The Health Care Blog | 9/18/2019

… a privacy violation of unprecedented magnitude. Fred Trotter is one of the leaders of a group of activists co-led by Andrea Downing and David Harlow that is taking on Facebook to correct this health data privacy violation. While this interview was filmed at Health Datapalooza in the Spring of this year, Fred has just published an update that details how Facebook continues to ignore the issue and remains unwilling …

Health Tech

As new users flock to health apps, experts raise alarms on privacy | STAT | 7/21/2020

Health Tech As new users flock to health apps, experts raise questions about public understanding of data privacy By Juliet Isselbacher July 21, A s digital health tools proliferate, health data experts are raising a … But consumers are often unaware that the rules that govern health data privacy in hospitals don’t extend to these sprawling, digital territories — each of which can effectively enforce its own policies around how to handle …

Apple launches virtual health studies aiming to enroll hundreds of thousands of customers | STAT | 11/14/2019

… hundreds of thousands of people and monitor them virtually using their own iPhones and Apple Watches. Amid rising concern about health data privacy, the tech giant has vowed not to sell the data collected from … download in Apple’s app store. advertisement Sign up for STAT Health Tech Your weekly guide to how tech is transforming health care and life sciences. Please enter a valid email address. Leave this field empty …

Mental Health

Tying Up Loose Ends for Health Data Privacy, Security | 12/23/2019

… a bipartisan spending bill to avert another government shutdown. But what’s hidden inside that appropriations bill as it relates to health data privacy and security? No Funding for National Patient IDs Despite the House of … have under HIPAA if they are concerned about the student’s mental health and the student does not agree to disclosures of their PHI; Whether HIPAA allows a covered healthcare provider to disclose PHI about a …

API growing pains - POLITICO | 9/16/2019

… security and video doorbell startup Amazon bought last yer for $1 billion, according to state ethics disclosures. INDUSTRY’S ANSWER TO HEALTH DATA PRIVACY QUESTIONS — CTA’s voluntary privacy principals include that companies should be transparent about … into telehealth as a way to support students’ physical and mental health, MobiHealthNews’ Dave Muoio reports . —An AncestryDNA test led a woman to her anonymous umbilical-cord-blood donor, who underwent the procedure two decades …

Medical Research

Google Now Has Access to Millions of Medical Records | 11/20/2019

… medical research. Microsoft is helping medical systems share data using cloud-enabled tools. And Amazon is working with JPMorgan Chase and Berkshire Hathaway to improve medical care and costs for their employees. Just earlier this month, Google publicly disclosed its intention to acquire Fitbit for $2.1 billion. But because of Google’s reach into the average consumer’s life, this deal was immediately met with skepticism and fear. To address these health …

Apple Launches Virtual Health Studies Aiming to Enroll Hundreds of Thousands of Customers | STAT | 11/14/2019

… hundreds of thousands of people and monitor them virtually using their own iPhones and Apple Watches. Amid rising concern about health data privacy, the tech giant has vowed not to sell the data collected from … announced in September, represent an emerging, and ambitious, approach to medical research. Unlike traditional models that recruit study enrollees with the help of flyers and physicians, Apple’s studies will bring in participants a different way …

HIPAA

Hillicon Valley: Federal inquiry opened into Google health data deal | Facebook reports millions of post takedowns | Microsoft shakes up privacy debate | Disney plus tops 10M sign-ups in first day | 11/14/2019

… Human Services (HHS) “will seek to learn more information about this mass collection of individuals’ medical records to ensure that HIPAA protections were fully implemented,” Roger Severino, the office’s director, said in a statement, referring … partnership does not violate HIPAA, the 1996 rule that regulates health data privacy. “There are many areas in which the HIPAA privacy rules give the covered entities wide leeway to use information,” Mark Rothstein, a …

Press Release | Press Releases | Newsroom | U.S. Senator Bill Cassidy of Louisiana | US Seante | 11/14/2019

11.14.19 Cassidy Rosen Bill Fixes Gap in Health Data Privacy Protections WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators Bill Cassidy, M.D. (R-LA) and Jacky Rosen (D-NV) today introduced legislation to prevent data mining of Americans’ personal health … smart device users. The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) protects all interactions between patients and their doctors. HIPAA does not protect health data recorded on personal devices. The Stop Marketing And Revealing the …

Department of Health and Human Services

Hillicon Valley: Federal inquiry opened into Google health data deal | Facebook reports millions of post takedowns | Microsoft shakes up privacy debate | Disney plus tops 10M sign-ups in first day | 11/14/2019

… subject of a federal inquiry, a senior official told The Hill Wednesday. The Office for Civil Rights (OCR) in the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) “will seek to learn more information about this … partnership does not violate HIPAA, the 1996 rule that regulates health data privacy. “There are many areas in which the HIPAA privacy rules give the covered entities wide leeway to use information,” Mark Rothstein, a …

Google trust deficit could kill the company’s cloud ambitions | CNBC | 11/13/2019

… contender, Sen. Amy Klobuchar of Minnesota, said that the deal raised “serious privacy concerns,” and the Journal reported that the Department of Health and Human Services is going to look into whether the deal violated … chief executive of the Health Care Cost Institute and a health data privacy expert. Brennan referred to the whole situation as a “giant nothingburger” on Twitter. “Every day, millions of pieces of personal health information …

Wellness Data

API growing pains - POLITICO | 9/16/2019

… Consumer Technology Association members — including Doctor on Demand, Humetrix, and IBM — have offered their own solution to consumer health and wellness data privacy risks. eHealth Tweet of the day: Functional Randi @functionalrandi Just got home … 1 billion, according to state ethics disclosures. INDUSTRY’S ANSWER TO HEALTH DATA PRIVACY QUESTIONS — CTA’s voluntary privacy principals include that companies should be transparent about the personal health information they gather and their reasons for …

CTA Unveils Voluntary Wellness and Health Data Privacy Guidance | HealthIT Security | 9/13/2019

Patient Privacy News CTA Unveils Voluntary Wellness and Health Data Privacy Guidance Following a year of privacy violations and efforts to address HIPAA gaps around health apps, CTA shares health data privacy guidelines to help organizations move the needle on consumer data privacy. By September 13, 2019 - The Consumer Technology Association recently released voluntary health data privacy guidelines for companies that handle health and wellness data. Developed by industry leaders …

Fitbit

Google Now Has Access to Millions of Medical Records | 11/20/2019

Fitbit for $2.1 billion. But because of Google’s reach into the average consumer’s life, this deal was immediately met with skepticism and fear. To address these health data privacy concerns, the company claimed it wouldn’t use Fitbit’s health data for its advertising endeavors. Google’s partnership with Ascension requires no permission from any patient or government regulator. In the U.S., it’s legal for medical facilities to share patient data with business …

Top ten tech turkeys 2019: The year’s absolute worst product and service failures | ZDNet | 11/19/2019

health data privacy – with its $2.1 billion purchase of Fitbit and its “Project Nightingale,” in which it hoovered tens of millions of patient records at Ascension hospital facilities in the US – awards our friends at the Googleplex top billing for the absolute worst technology vendor of the year, and only bolsters our argument that the company should face massive fines and intense US government and EU regulation. 2. Facebook and …

Apple Health

Top ten tech turkeys 2019: The year’s absolute worst product and service failures | ZDNet | 11/19/2019

Nannytechnology: Thanks for breaking my medical marijuana vape, Apple It’s been an annual custom at ZDNet to point out which products and services from the technology industry win the prize for their sheer incompetence in … did extremely weak sales in 2019 . But Google’s foray into health data privacy – with its $2.1 billion purchase of Fitbit and its “Project Nightingale,” in which it hoovered tens of millions of patient records at …

Apple Launches Virtual Health Studies Aiming to Enroll Hundreds of Thousands of Customers | STAT | 11/14/2019

Health Apple launches virtual health studies aiming to enroll hundreds of thousands of customers By Rebecca Robbins @rebeccadrobbins November 14, 2019 JOHANNES EISELE/AFP via Getty Images S AN FRANCISCO — Apple ( AAPL ) on Thursday launched three observational studies — focused on mobility, menstruation, and hearing — that each aim to enroll hundreds of thousands of people and monitor them virtually using their own iPhones and Apple Watches. Amid rising concern about health …

Amazon Health

Google trust deficit could kill the company’s cloud ambitions | CNBC | 11/13/2019

… and a decline in profit from the previous year in the third quarter. Google Cloud, which aims to compete with Amazon and Microsoft , has the potential to pick up some of the slack despite trailing … chief executive of the Health Care Cost Institute and a health data privacy expert. Brennan referred to the whole situation as a “giant nothingburger” on Twitter. “Every day, millions of pieces of personal health information …

Google trust deficit could kill the company’s cloud ambitions | CNBC | 11/13/2019

… and a decline in profit from the previous year in the third quarter. Google Cloud, which aims to compete with Amazon and Microsoft, has the potential to pick up some of the slack despite trailing … chief executive of the Health Care Cost Institute and a health data privacy expert. Brennan referred to the whole situation as a “giant nothingburger” on Twitter. “Every day, millions of pieces of personal health information …

Ascension

Viewpoints: Finally, A Few Fireworks Fly At Presidential Debates Around Priorities Like Health Care; Keep Asking Questions About Health In The White House | Kaiser Health News | 11/21/2019

Health Data Privacy Kill You? Last week, the Wall Street Journal reported on Project Nightingale — a controversial initiative spearheaded by Google’s parent company Alphabet and its health-care cloud-computing customer Ascension Health. Millions of patient records had been copied to Google servers and were viewable by hundreds of Alphabet employees. This was done without the knowledge of the patients or their physicians. (Piers Nash, 11/20) The CT Mirror: Being …

Google Now Has Access to Millions of Medical Records | 11/20/2019

… Millions of Medical Records November 20, 2019 - 8 minutes read Google recently announced its newest healthcare partnership is with nonprofit Ascension. With 150 hospitals in 20 states , Ascension is the United States’ second-largest hospital … was immediately met with skepticism and fear. To address these health data privacy concerns, the company claimed it wouldn’t use Fitbit’s health data for its advertising endeavors. Google’s partnership with Ascension requires no permission from …

Darius Tahir

Getting on the apps to fight STIs - POLITICO | 12/9/2019

With help from Arthur Allen ( @arthurallen202 ) and Darius Tahir ( @dariustahir ) Quick Fix Story Continued Below — Getting on the apps to fight STIs: Some dating apps are working with public health researchers to promote sex education … is the latest lawmaker to single out Google for its health data privacy practices. Last week the Washington Democrat sent a letter to the company’s top leadership about its data sharing agreement with health system …

Survey: 1 in 4 patients used live telemedicine this year - POLITICO | 10/28/2019

With help from Arthur Allen ( @arthurallen202 ) , Darius Tahir ( @dariustahir ) and Joanne Kenen ( @JoanneKenen ) Editor’s We’ll see lawmakers and lobbyists discussing health data privacy and patient identifiers this week; advocates have been urging Congress to remove the ban on using federal funds for such identifiers from an HHS spending deal. And privacy groups are still weighing in on the proper protection for substance use data. Here’s what else we’ve got: — One …

Arthur Allen

Getting on the apps to fight STIs - POLITICO | 12/9/2019

With help from Arthur Allen ( @arthurallen202 ) and Darius Tahir ( @dariustahir ) Quick Fix Story Continued Below — Getting on the apps to fight STIs: Some dating apps are working with public health researchers to promote sex education … is the latest lawmaker to single out Google for its health data privacy practices. Last week the Washington Democrat sent a letter to the company’s top leadership about its data sharing agreement with health system …

Survey: 1 in 4 patients used live telemedicine this year - POLITICO | 10/28/2019

With help from Arthur Allen ( @arthurallen202 ) , Darius Tahir ( @dariustahir ) and Joanne Kenen ( @JoanneKenen ) Editor’s We’ll see lawmakers and lobbyists discussing health data privacy and patient identifiers this week; advocates have been urging Congress to remove the ban on using federal funds for such identifiers from an HHS spending deal. And privacy groups are still weighing in on the proper protection for substance use data. Here’s what else we’ve got: — One …

Amy Klobuchar

Viewpoints: Finally, A Few Fireworks Fly At Presidential Debates Around Priorities Like Health Care; Keep Asking Questions About Health In The White House | Kaiser Health News | 11/21/2019

… the contenders tangled over a few issues — notably, as always, health care — they avoided fireworks, cracked the occasional joke (Sen. Amy Klobuchar of Minnesota especially) and spent far more time in vehement agreement than they … long-term care settings? (Dean Lerner, 11/20) The Hill: Could Health Data Privacy Kill You? Last week, the Wall Street Journal reported on Project Nightingale — a controversial initiative spearheaded by Google’s parent company Alphabet and …

Sen. Amy Klobuchar: Patient privacy laws need to keep pace with technology advances | Modern Healthcare | 9/21/2019

Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.) SERVING SINCE: 2007, now in her third term. COMMITTEES: Senate Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry Committee and the congressional Joint Economic Committee That’s why I introduced the Protecting Personal Health Data Act with Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska). This legislation will strengthen privacy and security protections for consumers’ personal health data by requiring that meaningful health data privacy regulations are put in place to keep up with …

Lisa Murkowski

What NHS tells us about health IT - POLITICO | 7/26/2019

… eHealth’s Arthur Allen reports from England. — More on Klobuchar, Murkowski’s health data bill: Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.) and Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska) will work to ensure that federal privacy legislation doesn’t leave sensitive … Healthcare at MedStar Health in Washington, D.C. WHAT’S NEXT FOR HEALTH DATA PRIVACY BILL? — Lawmakers aiming to protect the sensitive data consumers share outside the health system will be working to bundle it into comprehensive …

Senate privacy bill aims to set new federal standard for consumer health apps | FierceHealthcare | 6/18/2019

… privacy for consumer health data and enable consumers to delete their data. (marchmeena29/GettyImages) Sens. Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.) and Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska) have introduced a bill that would create new privacy regulations protecting … It also would give consumers the ability to navigate their health data privacy options, including deleting personal health data that companies collect or use. “This legislation takes important steps to ensure guidelines are created for …