A study conducted by consulting firm Kantar shows consumers are wary of adopting health technology because of potential privacy and security issues, HealthITSecurity reports. A poll of 1,000 Americans found only 38% of people trust health tech's ability to protect sensitive information. Additionally, 60% of respondents cited general privacy concerns when asked why they don't use fitness trackers or health tech platforms. Meanwhile, WTOC reports the U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Georgia has charged a Richmond Hill resident in connection with a Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act violations scheme.
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