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NY Attorney General Sanctions Highlight Need for Higher Standards for mHealth Research and Development Print E-mail
Written by Jennifer S. Geetter, Chelsea M. Rutherford | MWE.com   
Thursday, 06 April 2017 00:00

On March 23, 2017, the New York Attorney General's office announced that it has settled with the developers of three mobile health (mHealth) applications (apps) for, among other things, alleged misleading commercial claims. As part of the settlement, each developer must revise its advertising, consumer warnings and privacy practices, and must pay a monetary penalty to the Office of Attorney General. This settlement underscores for all mHealth developers the importance of having sufficient scientific evidence to support their commercial claims.

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Last Updated on Friday, 07 April 2017 17:31
 


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