Navigating the legal, regulatory and practical issues in implementing mobile telecommunications technology for healthcare applications can be treacherous.  At the heart of this growing industry dynamic is the increasing scrutiny now coming from various federal agencies in this area, including the US Food and Drug Administration  and Federal Communications Commission.  The article noted below discusses the impact this will have on related legal and regulatory aspects of relevant technologies, including mobile apps, now being driven by the growing demand for greater access to healthcare information.
Squire Sanders attorneys Scott Edelstein and Mark Johnson recently took part in HIMSS13 Annual Conference and Exhibition in New Orleans, LA. Edelstein and Johnson presented “Legal Issues in the Convergence of Healthcare and Mobile Telecommunications,” which was highlighted by Clinical Innovation+Technology in a follow-up article.