The regulation of mobile medical applications.

  title={The regulation of mobile medical applications.},
  author={Ali Kemal Yetisen and J. L. Martinez-Hurtado and Fernando da Cruz Vasconcellos and M C Emre Simsekler and Muhammad Safwan Akram and Christopher Robin Lowe},
  journal={Lab on a chip},
  volume={14 5},
The rapidly expanding number of mobile medical applications have the potential to transform the patient-healthcare provider relationship by improving the turnaround time and reducing costs. In September 2013, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued guidance to regulate these applications and protect consumers by minimising the risks associated with their unintended use. This guidance distinguishes between the subset of mobile medical apps which may be subject to regulation and those… 

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