Digital Health Software Apps Evoke Efficacy, Privacy Concerns For Users

By Kelly Lienhard / March 1, 2022 at 12:41 PM
Health care experts are increasingly calling for efficacy and data privacy standards for health and wellness software applications, from both Congress and the administration, as use of the apps grows despite bypassing FDA regulations and side-stepping health data protection laws. The concerns come amid an explosion in telehealth during the COVID-19 pandemic and as doctors and insurers look at the apps to improve their members’ wellness and cut costs. Digital health apps have the potential to offer plenty of benefits...

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