Mobile Health Care Privacy and Security Issues

HITECH amendments and the revised privacy and security rules have clients operating in the mobile health care space adjusting to new expectations and increased enforcement, all complicated by the rapid expansion of mobile technologies to facilitate access to patient data. The evolution of cloud computing, EHRs, and PHRs potentially enhances both patient outcomes and information risk. We counsel you on these issues, as well as the complexities of health record interoperability, genetic privacy, and compliance with federal and state health privacy laws, including HIPAA — all critical to seeking regulatory approval and compliance.