March 27, 2023
Written by: Harris Beach PLLC, Roy Breitenbach and Alan Winchester
After dozens of class-action lawsuits filed against health care providers across the country alleging their websites shared patient information with social media sites such as Facebook and Instagram, providers are again urged to increase cyber security to avoid violating HIPAA and other patient privacy laws.
Here are some other helpful resources, news stories, press releases, opinions and articles about HIPAA, Pixel Tracking, Tracking Technologies and more …
FIERCE HEALTHCARE | HHS bulletin clarifies when pixel tracker use may violate HIPAA
Becker’s Health IT | Why health systems website pixel tracking tools can’t be used for marketing
HHS.gov | What is a tracking technology?
The National Law Review | FTC Focuses on Pixel Tracking, and Not Just at Healthcare Companies
The FTC Office of Technology | Lurking Beneath the Surface: Hidden Impacts of Pixel Tracking
REED SMITH, LLP. | HHS OCR Issues Bulletin on HIPAA Compliance for Tracking Technologies