FDA Proposes Health App Guidelines

Jul 21, 2011


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The Food and Drug Administration (FDAhas proposed guidelines that outline the mobile apps the agency plans to oversee-medical apps that could present a risk to patients if the apps don't work as intended. The proposed guidelines8 were posted on the Federal Register website Thursday, July 21, 2011.

Consumers may weigh-in on the guidelines during a public comment period that ends Oct. 19.

(www.fda.gov/MedicalDevices/ProductsandMedicalProcedures/ucm255978.htm)