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Mobile health rule writers must protect privacy and security without stifling innovation, says expert

New products and services in the mobile health (m-health) industry must not be made subject to overly strict new rules or guidance, an expert has said. 13 Jan 2015

Manufacturers could be liable for collisions stemming from malfunctions with driverless cars

Manufacturers of driverless vehicles could be held liable for collisions and injuries stemming from a fault with their technology, under plans being considered by the UK government. 05 Aug 2014

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A recent medical contamination case that has resulted in the death of one newborn baby and affected 17 others is a saddening reminder of the need for manufacturers and distributors to have careful supply chain management practices in place, an expert has said.... 06 Jun 2014

Software applications may qualify as medical devices and be subject to regulation, says MHRA

Applications that mobile users can download to help them monitor or control their health may be subject to rules governing the regulation of medical devices, the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulations Agency has said. 21 Mar 2014

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