How to Build a Secure Medical Mobile App

  • In the USA, the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) regulates how companies should guarantee the security of patients’ data and how it should be stored and transmitted between devices.
  • In Canada, the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA) governs the collection, use, and disclosure of personal data in the private sector.
  • In the EU, mHealth apps fall under the jurisdiction of the GDPR (meaning General Data Protection Regulation).

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