Study Finds ‘Serious Problems With Privacy’ in Mobile Health Apps

Study Finds ‘Serious Problems With Privacy’ in Mobile Health Apps

An in-depth analysis of more than 20,000 health-related mobile applications (mHealth apps) published by The BMJ today finds “serious problems with privacy and inconsistent privacy practices.” The researchers say the collection of personal user information is “a pervasive practice” and that patients “should be informed on the privacy practices of these apps and the associated […]

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