CDT, eHI Unveil Draft Consumer Health Data Privacy Framework

Jessica Davis

The Center for Democracy and Technology (CDT) and eHealth Initiative and Foundation (eHI) released its draft consumer health data privacy framework designed to define data in need of protection and the rules and standards needed to protect health information not protected by HIPAA.

The collaboration was funded by a grant through the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.

As noted previously by the Department of Health and Human Services, HIPAA does not regulate the health data generated by third-party apps chosen by patients, if the app developer is not tied to the provider or their business associates.

“If the individual's app – chosen by an individual to...

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