On December 1, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office for Civil Rights (OCR) published a Bulletin warning HIPAA covered entities and business associates about the use of tracking technologies that may collect protected health information (PHI) in violation of HIPAA. The Bulletin is a comprehensive description of how and when patient data trackers present HIPAA compliance hurdles.

Check out the key takeaways summarized by Elizabeth G. Litten, Esq. in this post from our HIPAA & Health Information Technology blog.