Exposing privacy concerns in mHealth


Aarathi Prasad, Jacob Sorber, Timothy Stablein, Denise Anthony, and David Kotz. Exposing privacy concerns in mHealth. Proceedings of the USENIX Workshop on Health Security (HealthSec), 2 pages. USENIX Association, August 2011. ©Copyright the authors. Position paper.


We conducted several exploratory focus groups to understand what privacy concerns Patients might have with the collection, storage and sharing of their personal health information, when using mHealth devices. We found that Patients want control over their health information, and we noticed privacy trends that were particular to Patients in the same age group and with similar health experiences.

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Keywords: [mhealth] [privacy] [wearable]

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