HealthBeat 2013: When Is a Mobile Phone a Medical Device? Washington Wants to Know.
San Francisco, CA
Kim Tyrrell-Knott, Member of the Firm, will present "When Is a Mobile Phone a Medical Device? Washington Wants to Know," a fireside chat moderated by Ryan Minarovich, J.D., CEO of The Tenzing Group, at HealthBeat 2013, a VentureBeat conference that runs from May 20 to 21.
Washington lawmakers and regulators are increasingly interested in how medical applications on smartphones and tablets should be regulated. Congressional hearings are on the upswing as Members of Congress question whether the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act could allow the FDA to define smartphones and tablets with health-related apps as "medical devices." The outcomes of these deliberations have far reaching implications for tech innovators and developers. Get a quick summary of the latest guidelines that were issued on mHealth by Health & Human Services (HHS) and what this means going forward.
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