Mobile Health Tools, Developers Need Better Data Protection Guidance Attorney Jennifer Geetter Says

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Jennifer Geetter cautioned that, although “digital health tools can be instrumental in engaging with patients [and] developing electronic data repositories,” such tools “should be implemented consistently with the overall health IT framework and with the ultimate user in mind to ensure that a particular solution can be used effectively.” For developers who create mobile health apps, Ms. Geetter added, “The public needs to have confidence that entrepreneurs take data privacy and security seriously.“ Read the full article.