Food and Drug Administration

The Federal Trade Commission recently released an interactive tool for mobile health apps. The tool was developed in conjunction with several other federal agencies, including the Department of Health and Human Services’ Office for Civil Rights, the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology, and the Food and Drug Administration.
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On July 10, 2015, the House of Representatives passed the 21st Century Cures Act, which is intended to ease restrictions on the use and disclosure of protected health information for research purposes.
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