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PSNet: Patient Safety Network
Journal Article
Commentary

Health apps and health policy: what is needed?

Bates DW, Landman A, Levine DM. JAMA. 2018;320:1975-1976.

Mobile health care applications are increasingly being developed and marketed to patients for self-care and diagnosis, with little oversight as to their effectiveness or safety. This commentary outlines four key issues that must be addressed to improve the safety of medical applications.