FDA Defines Its Authority Over Mobile Medical Apps

Margaret Dick Tocknell, July 20, 2011

  • Must comply with the quality system regulation to help ensure that products consistently meet applicable requirements and specifications.
  • Must develop requirements for their products that will result in devices that are safe and effective, and to establish methods and procedures to design, produce, and distribute their devices.
  • Must comply with adverse event reporting requirements.
  • Must correct problems voluntarily or at the request of the FDA.

The FDA is accepting comments on the 30-page proposed guidelines for 90 days.

Margaret Dick Tocknell Margaret Dick Tocknell is a reporter/editor with HealthLeaders Media.
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