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Regulating medical wearables and mHealth: de-risking the future of professional healthcare

This article was originally published in Clinica

Executive Summary

With the wearable medical device market estimated to reach $5.8bn by 2019 and the global mobile health market predicted to be worth around $26bn by 2017, healthcare systems around the world are gearing up for potentially widespread implementation of these technologies that could radically change patients’ ability to self-diagnose and self-treat. Collette Johnson* discusses what regulatory and legal challenges still need to be addressed in this evolving area and provides tips on the important considerations when developing one of these products





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