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Health Group Releases mHealth Study; Privacy in HTML5 Era

MOBILE PRIVACY

June 26, 2013

A new study by a mobile health advocacy group states there is not a “one-size-fits-all” resolution for mobile privacy legislation, Thomson Reuters reports. The mHealth Alliance report, Patient Privacy in a Mobile World: A Framework To Address Privacy Law Issues in Mobile Health, also has provided a mobile privacy toolkit for using mobile health technology. The evolving nature of mobile technology “makes it difficult, and some may say ill-advised, to create rigid legal rules that may not fit future mHeath applications or worse that may hamper their development in the first place,” the study states. Meanwhile, CIO reports on how to ensure privacy in the age of HTML5.
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