In the news this week:
The Federal Trade Commission, in partnership with the Office of National Coordinator for Health IT, the HHS Office for Civil Rights and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, released an online tool this past week to give mobile app developers legal guidance for the development of their health products.
The FDA has limited regulatory oversight since mobile apps may not be medical devices.
More on the FTC guidance here. under the heading ‘Marketing Your Mobile App: Get It Right from the Start‘