FDA expects to have a medical app guidance by end of 2013

The FDA (Food and Drugs Administration) expects to have a regulation for mobile health applications by the end of 2013. As they say, it will be restricted to those applications that are considered a medical device. Medical device apps include those that monitor the patient’s vital signs, as would be blood pressure or blood glucose.
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AppsONhealth

Today it’s my birthday! And since the last two days I’ve been ill, I haven’t managed to post about this very interesting congress I attended on Monday.

AppsONhealth was held on the St. Joan de Deu Hospital in Barcelona, was free and it had free coffee during the coffee breaks, which was great to help attendees cope with the amount of information «thrown» at us during the day. For more information about the event, click here.

The first speaker was Chia Hwu, CEO in Qubop (@chiah) who talked to us about the different platforms and the chances of success in this industry, which is pretty and competitive. She introduced us to Mobile web and mobile app, gave us plenty of diagrams with sales numbers (apps and Sigue leyendo «AppsONhealth»

Apps for smartphones

The Mobile World Congress opened the doors yesterday in Barcelona, this year with special attention in smartphone apps. Healthcare apps. are gaining importance and relevance in the sector and I’m sure they will surprise us with many novelties this 2012. To celebrate, I’ll share with you some of my favourite health apps.

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Apps para smartphones

Hoy en Barcelona ha empezado el Mobile World Congress, un congreso en el que van a tener en especial importancia las aplicaciones para smartphones. Las aplicaciones para la salud van ganando protagonismo poco a poco en el sector y estoy segura que nos sorprenderán con muchas novedades para este año 2012. Para celebrarlo, voy a enseñaros las aplicaciones para la salud que tengo en mi lista de favoritas, sin orden de preferencia pues si están aquí es que me gustan.

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