The Network for Public Health Law (NPHL) has issued two new resources: 1) guidance on Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 [HIPAA] issues with use of smart phones; and 2) a report on the public health concerns and problems facing local health departments. To read the NPHL guidance on HIPAA and smart phones, use the first link below. To read the NPHL report on the public health issues and problems facing local health departments, use the second link below.
(NPHL guidance on HIPAA and smart phones)
(NPHL report on local health departments)