Take Two: HHS and FTC Warn Providers About Risks of Online Tracking Technology

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Office for Civil Rights (OCR) and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) are warning hospitals and telehealth providers about security risks and privacy risks posed by online tracking technologies. These technologies, including Google Analytics and Meta Pixel and integrated into a provider’s website or mobile app, may be impermissibly disclosing consumers’ sensitive personal health information to third parties.  [...]