Julia Karron

Julia Karron

    Julia is a 2015 graduate of Mount Holyoke College, where she studied Psychology and Linguistics. Outside her work at MedTech Boston, she can be found playing ice hockey, cooking, and exploring the DC Metro area. Find her on Twitter @jkitsjulia

    Ranked Health Fills Void in Health App Grading for Patients

    Ranked Health Fills Void in Health App Grading for Patients »

    11 Oct, 2016
    NewsUncategorized

    This past August, Apple released stricter guidelines for the health applications it will feature in its app store. In its developer guidelines, Apple states the apps may not disclose patient data to third party users, must require patient consent in order to disclose said information, may not peddle false information, and that these apps must be approved by an independent ethics review board. With roughly 20,000 medical apps available as of 2015, keeping track of which apps may potential harm users is no easy task.

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