Bradley Merrill Thompson, a Member of the Firm in the Health Care and Life Sciences practice, in the Washington, DC, office, wrote an e-book titled "FDA Regulation of Mobile Health 2013 (Second Edition)."

Following is an excerpt:

More than three years have passed since I wrote the first edition of this e-book for MobiHealthNews, and much has changed. Among other things, FDA at last has published its final guidance on mobile medical apps. Further, the mHealth industry has morphed several times over the last couple years. Consequently, in this second edition, more than 80 percent of the content is new.

Not only have I updated the regulatory analysis, but I'm also covering a few new topics like FDA regulation of pharmaceutical apps. I also convinced my good friend and colleague in Amsterdam, Erik Vollebregt, to write on EU regulation of mHealth.

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