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Retiring Health Apps, Does it Have to be This Way?

Retiring Health Apps, Does it Have to be This Way?

Retiring apps As an Englishman I’ve always liked the Polish saying which translates as `to leave in the English way’.  Roughly, it means that we sneak out without anyone noticing. The same seems to be true of nearly all health apps at the end of […]

EU Stakeholders – What Makes Good Health Apps?

EU Stakeholders – What Makes Good Health Apps?

EU stakeholders struggle to find consensus on health apps’ reliability and validity: Which criteria should be used to assess and evaluate health apps? We want to ensure it is safe, reliable, valid and effective. What makes good health apps? To find out, the European Commission […]

EC Safety of App Safety: Consultation April 2017

EC Safety of App Safety: Consultation April 2017

Citizens raise app safety concerns To begin with citizens made up nearly half of respondents to public consultation by the European Commission into app safety concerns around health apps.  With attention to the synopsis report, published in March 2017: Firstly it aimed to explore concerns […]