Comments to the FTC on Consumer Generated Health Data


Today, the Future of Privacy Forum submitted comments to the FTC on the privacy issues surrounding consumer generated health data. Noting that innovative products and services that allow consumers to generate and manage their own health information are increasingly becoming part of how consumers manage their broader health care, FPF discusses the need for a thoughtful approach to applying core privacy principles in a way that is context-specific, use-based, and focused on real harms to consumers.