Proposed changes to federal health privacy rules intended to encourage information sharing with social services agencies could pose unacceptable privacy risks.
Analysis of 20,000 mobile apps that ask for sensitive information shows that some track users across different platforms Nine out of 10 mobile health apps collect and track user data, according to a new global study.
Health experts are urging EU policymakers and legislators to review the EU’s legal data protection framework, the GDPR, which is hampering the sharing of pseudonymised health data outside the EU and the European Economic Area (EEA).
Data fed into a Facebook analytics tool by app makers included medical diagnoses and whether users were pregnant, said a report.
Genetic testing company with 10 million customers’ data has ‘huge cybersecurity implications’
Personal information of a large number of people who participated in the Netherlands’ coronavirus track-and-trace programme has been leaked, the Dutch health authorities (GGD) said.
Researchers have developed a new tool that can collect information from electronic health records without disclosing sensitive patient information.
Moves to assess who has had coronavirus jab could be used by human resources teams to assess employability
In a data breach unprecedented in its scale in India, a large multi-speciality private hospital in Kerala had its complete patient records from the last five years
Race to build app for people to demonstrate Covid-19 jab or a negative test, but rights groups worry about ‘identity checks’.