Yazar/lar: Tolga Çakmak ve Şahika Eroğlu
Kaynak: HEALTHINFO 2019 The Fourth International Conference on Informatics and Assistive Technologies for Health-Care, Medical Support and Wellbeing
Mobile health (mhealth) applications that are widely used for many different purposes such as tracking chronical diseases and lifestyle management have many advantages as well as potential limitations and privacy concerns. In this regard, it is seen that the studies with different points of view on the personal data, data protection, and privacy and security features and architectures of these apps are increasing in the literature. This study aims to evaluate the privacy and data protection conditions of the e-Pulse app that is developed by the Ministry of Health in Turkey. In line with this aim, personal data security and privacy conditions of the e-pulse app that is the official mobile health app of Turkey are described with a checklist developed according to the literature review. Privacy and personal data protection issues of the app are highlighted and potential recommendations are discussed in the results of the study.
Çakmak, T. ve Eroğlu, Ş. (2019). User privacy in mobile health applications: Analysis of e-Pulse application. Birgit Gersbeck-Schierholz ve Shada Alsalamah (editörler), HEALTHINFO 2019 The Fourth International Conference on Informatics and Assistive Technologies for Health-Care, Medical Support and Wellbeing içinde (s. 26-30). Valensiya: IARIA. ISBN: 978-1-61208-759-7