This week, hosts Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter speak with Dr. Robert Wachter, Associate Chair of the Department of Medicine at U.C. San Francisco. He is considered the founder of the “hospitalist” movement and is author of The Digital Doctor: Hope, Hype and Harm at the Dawn of Medicine’s Computer Age which examines the challenges being experienced in the rapid transition to digital medicine.
This week, hosts Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter speak with Bradley Merrill Thompson, FDA law expert and General Counsel of the mHealth Regulatory Coalition, the voice of mobile health technology stakeholders in Washington. He addresses recent regulations passed by the Food and Drug Administration that govern the use and development of medical mobile apps aimed at health care consumers as well as the medical profession.