Healthcare apps in need of regulatory oversight

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John Brazier
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Healthcare apps in need of regulatory oversight

Orcha report shows 80% of available health apps do not meet quality standards

Healthcare providers and technology experts have said healthcare apps require greater regulatory oversight after a report highlighted quality failings. According to a report from healthcare app reviewer Orcha, there are approximately 370,000 health apps available and as much as 80% do not meet Orcha's standards for quality, as reported by the BBC. Orcha highlighted "poor information, lack of security updates and insufficient awareness of regulatory requirements" from an initial study of nearly...

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