Though the Food and Drug Administration has released final guidelines for the regulation of mobile health applications, an internationally renowned expert in patient safety has called for the creation of mHealth app review and certification organizations to evaluate the vast majority of apps that remain unregulated.

In a viewpoint article published online today in the Journal of the American Medical Association, David Bates, M.D., senior vice president for quality and safety and chief quality officer for both Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Brigham and Women’s Physicians Organization, argues that the FDA has largely left the review and certification of apps to the marketplace.

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