Mobile apps for dementia patients lack security measures

13:32 EDT 22 Aug 2017 | TriMed Media Group

The lack of cybersecurity in mobile applications meant to assist dementia patients and their caregivers could put patients' personal health information at risk, according to researchers at McLean Hospitals in Belmont, Massachusetts, and clinicians at Harvard Medical School. A study in the American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry examines app security policies and provides recommendations.

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