In HLTH GoLIVE Website Series, Attorneys Examine Digital Health Tracking Technologies, Regulatory Guidance and Enforcement Actions
Health systems, telehealth vendors and digital health companies have recently been scrutinized for their use of online tracking technologies. This includes web assets that may contain detailed health information, such as appointment scheduling pages, patient portals and mobile applications. Recent HIPAA and Federal Trade Commission guidance and actions have significantly changed the enforcement landscape – creating a difficult legal standard for entities to follow.
As part of the HLTH GoLIVE Webinar series, health care partners Deborah Gersh, Jenn Romig and Christine Moundas recently discussed the evolving landscape surrounding online tracking technologies, a summary of the FTC's recent enforcement action and critical takeaways and key compliance considerations for businesses operating in the digital health space.