Industry News
2/14/2020
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Many companies that make health-related apps and websites collect highly sensitive user data but are not subject to the same laws and regulations as health care providers or payers, and many hold the right to change their terms of service without users' consent. Lawmakers should consider requiring user opt-in before digital health companies change terms of service regarding data use and privacy and require continuation of service under the original terms for those who choose not to opt in, the University of Houston Law Center's Jessica Roberts and Daniels & Tredennick's Jim Hawkins write.

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