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The Doctor Is in: What HIPAA Compliance Means for Amazon

April 17, 2019

Robert I. Field, PhD, JD, a professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health and Kline School of Law, was interviewed in an April 15 Sirius XM Knowledge@Wharton episode on the implications of Amazon's recent announcement that its automated assistant, Alexa, is HIPAA compliant — which means it is allowed to receive and transmit information that is protected under the U.S. Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) of 1996.

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