HIMSS14: Regulatory Showdown Looms Over Mobile Health

A legislative showdown is brewing between Congress and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration over the right balance between promoting innovation in a fledgling mobile health industry and protecting patient safety. 2014 could be the year that several laws are passed with significant implications for health I.T., according to a HIMSS14 panel discussion on congressional affairs.

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Comments (2)
Sure, abandon the regulation of medical apps--and end hope of developing trust among clinicians or the public in them. They'll be relegated to the margins of health care.
Posted by andyoram | Tuesday, February 25 2014 at 3:39PM ET
Many healthcare organizations have not yet addressed the range of technology, staffing, and process requirements needed to capitalize on mobile assets and to deploy mobile capabilities pervasively to optimize operational, tactical, and strategic decisions. This is where the focus needs to be.
Than Nguyen
Posted by Than N | Tuesday, February 25 2014 at 4:05PM ET
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