Physicians have their hands full on the best of days. It’s not difficult to imagine why using a voice assistant such as Amazon’s Alexa or Apple’s Siri might be attractive.
In fact, a recent survey showed nearly one in four physicians uses the assistants for work-related purposes, such as researching prescription drug dosing. It’s likely many are unaware of the information security dangers they pose.
In an interview with SCG Health Blog, Fox Rothschild attorneys Elizabeth Litten and Michael Kline explain that the labor-saving devices pose a bevy of data privacy and security risks, and offer doctors six helpful tips for protecting their practices.