FDA Clearance: are your mobile applications being used for diagnosis without it?

Posted by PureWeb on Fri, Aug 15, 2014

Recent FDA Guidance for Mobile Medical Devices and Apps

On August 1st, the FDA released new rules that exempts many medical applications created for mobile devices from its regulatory scope. In general, the new rules are targeted at consumer applications and devices that the guidelines say are “sufficiently well understood and do not present risks that require premarket notification review to assure their safety and effectiveness,” such as thermometers and stethoscopes.

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The Most Secure Mobile Data isn’t Mobile At All

Posted by PureWeb on Tue, Aug 5, 2014

Mobile Healthcare Data Security Trends

Doctors love their iPads and their iPhones: 87 percent of providers use mobile devices in their workplace for communications, access to information sources and to run clinical software applications. [1]  This trend is a boon for healthcare innovation. With such wide spread use, mobile devices are a ready-made platform for modernizing patient-provider communications, provide-to-provider consultations and more.    

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