Accompanying Apple Watch, A Medical Surprise


Jennifer Geetter asked pointed questions about a new iPhone software that allows users to enroll in clinical tests by downloading apps from providers who are recruiting patients: “With the use of consumer technologies to cooperate with traditional medical establishments … where is HIPAA? Is it regulated, or no? How are these apps deployed, and by whom?” Ms. Geetter added that digital health offerings are often developed “behind the curtain,” and consumers must understand what they’re getting into when they use them. Read the full article