Digital Health Legal

Current Issue (August 2018)

Volume: 5 Issue: 8

Security by design for the ‘Internet of Medical Things’ in the US

Romania’s changing view on profiling health data

The security implications of hosting public-facing health records in online services

Processing health data in France after the GDPR

Promoting interoperability: changes to the CMS EHR Incentive Programs

China promotes use of the internet for medical health

About Digital Health Legal:

Digital Health Legal is the monthly publication covering legal and regulatory issues and providing industry perspectives in the health IT sector. The publication covers eHealth, mHealth apps, data protection and privacy, electronic patient records, health data security and data breaches, telehealth and telemedicine, medical devices, online pharmacies, social media, standardisation, pharmacovigilance, patient safety, Big Data, health care informatics, cloud services in healthcare, liability, IP rights and HIPAA... /read more

August's issue of Digital Health Legal

Digital Health Legal is a monthly publication dedicated to exploring the key legal and regulatory developments impacting global digital health. Each month the publication provides indepth analysis from experts involved in the field, covering topics such as eHealth, data protection, telemedicine, mHealth and much more.

In August's lead article, Bethany Corbin, Attorney at Wiley Rein LLP, details the necessity of security by design in connected medical devices, not only to protect patients from physical harm, but also to reduce manufacturer's liability for insecure devices.

Elsewhere, Merav Griguer, Partner at Bird & Bird, analyses France's new provisions for health data under Act No.78-17 of 6 January 1978 on Data Processing, Data Files and Individual Liberties, which has been amended to implement the General Data Protection Regulation (Regulation (EU) 2016/679).


And there's much more inside...

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