Report Finds ‘Key Gaps’ In Protection Of PHI On Mobile Apps
Report Finds ‘Key Gaps’ In Protection Of PHI On Mobile Apps

HIPAA is not keeping up with privacy gaps on mobile health apps for consumers. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

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