Category: Mobile apps

New FTC Guidance Addresses Social Media Advertising; Could FDA Be Next?

On March 12, the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) published new guidance detailing how advertising disclosures should be made online.  Disclosures are necessary to qualify or limit advertising claims that would otherwise be deceptive, unfair or give misleading impressions.

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FTC Issues Mobile Privacy and Security Publications

On February 1, 2013, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) issued two publications recommending ways that key players in the mobile marketplace, such as operating system providers, application developers, advertising networks and analytics companies, can promote mobile privacy and security.

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ECRI Institute Publishes Top 10 Health Technology Hazards for 2013

ECRI Institute has released its list of the Top 10 Health Technology Hazards for 2013.  The annual report is based on the prevalence and severity of incidents reported by health care facilities and information found in the Institute’s medical device problem reporting databases.

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mHealth Task Force report recommends greater FCC involvement in health care.

On September 24, the mHealth Task Force, released its recommendations to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) which recommends greater FCC involvement in mobile health and greater coordination with the FDA, ONC, HHS and other federal agencies…. Continue Reading →

Opinions about Mobile Device Privacy and Security Due to ONC by March 30, 2012

The public comment period regarding securing health information while using mobile devices ends on March 30, 2012. Information regarding ONC’s Mobile Device Roundtable discussion and a link to provide comments can be found here.

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