Thursday, August 28
Public Health Trumps Corporate Speech
In this piece, David Orentlicher writes about the recent court ruling in American Meat Institute v. U.S. Dept. of Agriculture. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit ruled on July 29 that meat companies must disclose the countries of origin for their products. Check out Orentlicher's post for more.
Friday, August 29
Apple’s mHealth Rules Fear to Tread Where Our Privacy Laws Fall Short
Nicolas Terry discusses Apple's announcement from June that the iOS 8 will feature an App called 'Health'. The App will aggregate health and fitness data from the iPhone's own internal sensors, third party wearables and EMRs. Terry points to the privacy laws that fall short in this regard - which treads into HIPAA violations. Check out his article to read more.