Health Data

How Will Health Care Regulators Address Artificial Intelligence?

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

HIPAA’s Strengths and Limitations

The HIPAA privacy rule exemplifies HIPAA’s strengths and weaknesses.

Location Data Are Revealing Health Information

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

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

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

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

The Problem of Health Information Inequity

Scholar argues that the poor and elderly are most vulnerable to health data security breaches.