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Hearings slated on FDA regulation of health apps
Modern Healthcare

Lawmakers and mobile health advocates plan to address how the Food and Drug Administration should regulate mobile health technologies, such as smartphones and mobile medical apps that are increasingly being used for health-related reasons. The House Energy and Commerce Committee plans to hold three subcommittee hearings this week. The daily hearings, which begin Tuesday, will focus on the administration’s perspective on mobile health innovation and regulation, how innovation benefits patients and wireless innovation in healthcare.

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