Mobile healthcare application privacy policies are hard to find, and those in place are not providing transparency on privacy practices and more than half aren't focused software, according to a new study.
When it comes to mobile healthcare technology, there's a startling void by a key critical player in the chain: pharmaceutical companies.
And it's a void that must be addressed sooner rather than later given how prescription medicine is woven into the healthcare scenario.
As we reported this week, it's clear the pharma industry is more than a bit behind the curve when it comes to embracing mHealth tech and even adopting the simplest of Internet technologies. A new report reveals just about 33 percent of pharmas have mobile optimized their product websites. Read more...
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