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While the U.S. Food and Drug Administration unveiled its long-awaited final guidance on the regulation of mobile medical applications, some in the healthcare industry weren't sure it went far enough. To that end, we asked our FierceHealthIT Editorial Advisory Board to share with us their thoughts on the new guidance.
After a more than two-year wait, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration today issued its final guidance on mobile medical applications, according to an announcement from the regulatory agency. Going forward, the FDA states that it will take a "tailored approach" to mobile medical apps that "supports innovation while protecting consumer safety."
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today has issued its long-awaited final guidance for the regulation of mobile medical applications.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration this morning issued its final guidance for the regulation of mobile medical applications.
Regulators have not been strict enough on medical app developers, according to Washington, D.C.-based healthcare attorney Bradley Merrill Thompson, who served as a speaker at a recent Politico event focusing on the future of healthcare.
Continuing to pressure the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on whether it intends to regulate smartphones, tablets and mHealth apps as medical devices under the Affordable Care Act, the House Energy and Commerce Committee began a three-day series of hearings on Tuesday to examine how such regulations would impact patients, physicians and developers.
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Personalized mobile health technologies and the maturation of the big data ecosystem in healthcare are among some of the top trends that will have the biggest impact on the future of the healthcare industry, according to Sean Chai, director of innovation technology for the Innovation & Advanced Technology team at Kaiser Permanente, writing for Computerworld.