MedCity News May 2, 2024
Ian Cohen

Where we’ve been, where we’re going, and how healthcare organizations can protect themselves from privacy risks caused by the Meta pixel and other third-party trackers

Data privacy became a significant issue in the healthcare sector in 2023. Many lawsuits were filed, fines and regulations were imposed, and some healthcare websites had to report breaches. Regulatory bodies like The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) issued warnings to multiple healthcare organizations that third parties may be unlawfully collecting health data on their websites.

The focus on data privacy has only intensified in 2024, with new laws adding to the patchwork of regulations already in place. This article explores where we’ve been, where we’re...

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