Tag Archives: mHealth

Article 29 Working Party Clarifies Scope of Health Data in Apps and Devices

Article originally posted on our sister blog InsidePrivacy The Article 29 Data Protection Working Party (Working Party), an independent EU advisory body on data protection and privacy, responded to a request from the European Commission made in the framework of the Commission’s  mHealth initiative to clarify the definition of data concerning health in relation to lifestyle and wellbeing … Continue Reading

Summary Report of European Commission’s mHealth Consultation Published

 This post originally appeared on our sister blog, Covington eHealth. The European Commission has finally published its summary of 211 responses to its mobile health (“mHealth”) consultation. The summary and original responses to the consultation have been made available on the Commission’s website at https://ec.europa.eu/digital-agenda/en/news/summary-report-public-consultation-green-paper-mobile-health… Continue Reading

The Rise of mHealth and Privacy Considerations

By Helena Marttila-Bridge and Oliver Grazebrook In recent years healthcare providers around the world have been looking into mobile health or “mHealth” solutions to increase productivity and reduce costs.  Examples of mHealth practices include the increased use of mobile devices by doctors and nurses to access and transmit patient health data and the use of … Continue Reading
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