On day three of the Health Information Technologies: Harnessing Wireless Innovation hearing, it was the FDA's turn to issue their perspective on the regulation of innovative medical applications.
Big news broke on Day Two of the Health Information Technologies: Harnessing Wireless Innovation hearings held by the Subcommittee on Communications and Technology. The FDA has publically announced its policy on mobile medical apps.
According to Research2Guidance, the market for mHealth app services will increase from $718 million in 2011 to $26 billion by 2017. With the world of mHealth heating up rapidly, the debate rages over the Food and Drug Administration’s involvement in regulating this growing industry.
Understanding patient medical records and using them to make informed decisions about your health has typically been left to your physician. Mainly because medical records in their current format are indecipherable without a PhD.
Last weekend Apple aired two new, fast-paced commercials which showcase a sampling of the over 300,000 apps available for your 4th generation iPad or iPad mini. Featured among familiar names like TED and Garageband was Body Scientific International's award-winning iPad app.