FDA To Regulate Health Apps For Smartphones

Posted on: 7:45 pm, September 24, 2013, by , updated on: 06:12pm, September 24, 2013


(Memphis) The Food and Drug Administration plans to regulate health apps for smartphones.

Industry analysts say there are more than 17,000 medical apps available.

But the agency plans to only focus on apps that turn a smartphone into a
device, like a heart monitor.