October 21, 2014

How Does Medical Device Compliance Work?

Medical devices are noted for saving lives. Of course, the use of such medical devices can often put patients a bit ill at ease when they consider their vulnerability to the performance and effectiveness of such devices. This is the reason the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has been called upon to regulate and oversee the production of medical devices in the U.S.Because, without such regulation and stringent monitoring, medical device compliance would go unchecked, leaving an American […]
October 14, 2014

Who Regulates Drugs in the United States?

The drug business in the United States has become a huge and profitable industry, and the sheer size alone has the power to make millions of consumers vulnerable to some of the same kinds of charlatans and so-called healers who once marketed their ‘cure-alls’ to an unsuspecting public. This vulnerability of patients has made it incumbent upon the United States Federal Government to devise the means to testing, regulating, and controlling the sale of drugs. The Food and Drug Administration […]
August 18, 2014

How Are Medical Apps Regulated?

Like thousands of other mobile software applications, medical apps are gaining in popularity for their ease of use and the valuable information they offer consumers. Medical apps were developed with a number of benefits in mind, including aiding doctors in diagnosing patients without the need to perform examinations, as well as helping patients in better management of their chronic health conditions. This convenience has made medical apps a favorite among users of mobile devices. However, their growing widespread usage has […]