Tag Archives: Privacy

Consumer Technology Association publishes new health data privacy guidelines

Companies that handle consumer health and wellness data have a new set of industry-developed privacy guidelines with which to consult. WHY IT MATTERSThe voluntary guidelines, drafted by members of the Consumer Technology Association, are meant as a baseline framework to help promote consumer trust in tech companies that handle personal health and wellness data. The… Read More »

Opinion | In Health Care, Too Much Privacy Is a Bad Thing – The New York Times

I’ve always been very careful about my personal information (some might say paranoid). I ad-block, I cookie-block, and I use a password manager and a ton of disposable email addresses. I don’t use fitness-tracking wearables. I even cover my laptop camera. I don’t like the idea of being profiled or running the chance that a… Read More »

Cybersecurity, privacy top healthcare leader concerns

Dive Brief: Cybersecurity, privacy and security continue to be top concerns in healthcare, with providers rating the triad 5.69 and vendors 5.38 on a seven-point scale, a new HIMSS survey shows. Improving quality outcomes through health IT is close behind, receiving 5.23 and 5.35 from providers and vendors, respectively. Close alignment of providers and vendors… Read More »