RWJF, Manatt Share Consumer Health Data Privacy Framework

HealthcareITSecurity.com

Jessica Davis

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and Manatt Health recently released a consumer Health Data Privacy Framework designed to address some of the gaps in existing health data privacy protections, as well as steps the industry could take to advance these priorities.

As noted by the Department of Health and Human Services, HIPAA regulations do not cover third-party health apps and other consumer health data generated from wearables and other devices chosen by the patient and not tied to or recommended by a healthcare provider.

In May, the American Medical Association released...

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