According to a proposal laid out in 22-page detail in the Federal Register on December 18, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is recommending electronic distribution of the prescribing information intended for health care professionals, which is currently distributed in paper form on or (more…)

Although a significant number of medical and technology researchers see smartphones as “health’s next frontier” — and they may well be right — to date we have limited data that allow us to make declarative statements about the value of the health apps people are (more…)