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.