This editor was involved in the development of two events at the Academy of Medical Sciences that took place at the end of 2014, the reports of which have just been publicised.
The first, on medical apps, brought together a wide range of stakeholders to:
- Explore the current and proposed regulatory frameworks for health apps;
- Hear case studies of the development of health apps and of the regulation and oversight of software development in other medical, nuclear and automotive sectors;
- Discuss the current and future challenges faced in the oversight of health apps and devise solutions to these issues.
Particular issues raised during the day included: (more…)