The Philips eCare Companion mobile application (App) provides users (patients) the ability to remotely communicate with their care management team including their informal caregivers and their healthcare providers in an ambulatory (at home) setting. The App transfers health related patient information from medical devices (as examples bluetooth connected weight scale and blood pressure cuff) and uses other techniques such as questionnaires and surveys, enabling healthcare providers and patients to monitor their health status.
This Privacy Notice applies to personal data processed by Philips North America, LLC and its affiliates (”Philips”, “our”, “we” or “us”), as a data processor (Business Associate). The processing the personal data in the App is only done on behalf and under the instructions of the data controller (HIPAA Covered Entity), your healthcare provider.
Your healthcare provider is responsible for the processing of your personal data in the App, including obtaining your consent for the use of the App. In this notice, we will briefly describe the types of personal data processed per the direction of your healthcare provider.
If you have any questions on how your healthcare provider requires us to process your data for the purposes of providing you this App, please contact them directly or refer to the healthcare provider’s notice of privacy practices.