FDA begins regulatory review of mobile medical software

The FDA will develop and release regulatory guidelines for mobile medical software this year. A key issue is whether medical simply software provides information or can be classified as a medical device, falling under the FDA’s purview. Some medical app developers have already sought and received FDA approval, including MobileMIM, a mobile radiation viewer.

Read the full article from iMedicalApps.com: http://www.imedicalapps.com/2011/03/fda-will-start-regulating-mobile-medical-software-according-to-director/

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