FDA Advances Program for Real-World Evidence
FDA’s approach to evidence-based decision-making may not be addressed to the right people.
Could Biometric Tracking Harm Workers?
Expert urges regulators to restrict how companies can access and use employee health data.
How Will Health Care Regulators Address Artificial Intelligence?
Policymakers around the world are developing guidelines for use of artificial intelligence in health care.
HIPAA’s Strengths and Limitations
The HIPAA privacy rule exemplifies HIPAA’s strengths and weaknesses.
Location Data Are Revealing Health Information
HIPAA does not go far enough to protect health-related information inferred from location data collected by cellphones.
The HIPAA Right of Access and Data Sharing
Recent changes to patient right of access policies could open the door to increased privacy challenges.
The Limited Reach of the HIPAA Security Rule
A comprehensive legal mandate for health data holders could better protect electronic health information.
A Digital COVID-19 Vaccine Passport System Is Still Premature
Questions of equity, access, and privacy demand answers before a vaccine passport will work.
The Problem of Health Information Inequity
Scholar argues that the poor and elderly are most vulnerable to health data security breaches.