OCR, FTC warn hospital systems and telehealth providers about online tracking technology privacy and security risks

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Alert cautions some 130 hospital systems, telehealth providers about using tracking technologies on their websites, mobile apps
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office for Civil Rights and the Federal Trade Commission sent an alert July 20 cautioning some 130 hospital systems and telehealth providers that using online tracking technologies on their websites or mobile apps may pose privacy and security risks by impermissibly disclosing consumers’ sensitive personal health data to third parties. Read the full article.