Bradley Merrill Thompson Quoted in “Health Apps: Unlimited Promise or ‘Like Having a Really Bad Doctor'”Los Angeles Times April 12, 2016
Bradley Merrill Thompson, a Member of the Firm in the Health Care and Life Sciences practice, in the firm’s Washington, DC, office, was quoted in the Los Angeles Times, in “Health Apps: Unlimited Promise or ‘Like Having a Really Bad Doctor,’” by Soumya Karlamangla.
Following is an excerpt:
Bradley Merrill Thompson, a lawyer in Washington who represents medical device companies, said regulations and standards for these apps will eventually become commonplace.
Mobile health technology developers will have to deal with rules just as the ride-sharing services did when taking on the taxi industry, he said — but to an even greater degree.
Healthcare is one of the most regulated industries in the U.S., Thompson said, adding, "It'll be fun to watch."