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Vulnerabilities in Cell Service Exposed by Sandy

Posted by: | Posted on: November 6, 2012

In addition to public safety concerns, many communities recently struck by Hurricane Sandy lost cell service leaving users unable to reach family and loved ones or reach out for help.…


FCC Steps Up mHealth Efforts

Posted by: | Posted on: September 25, 2012

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) issued a pre-publication draft of its mHealth Task Force Findings and Recommendations this week. The draft includes five broad goals aimed to increase the FCC’s…


US Dedicates Portion of Wireless Spectrum to HC

Posted by: | Posted on: June 29, 2012

The FCC is promoting the use of a portion of the wireless spectrum for mHealth products.  The Medical Body Area Network (MBAN) is an important step in the expansion of…


mHealth Regulatory Landscape Remains Unclear

Posted by: | Posted on: June 27, 2012

As a hybrid technology mHealth devices fall under two regulatory regimes in the US, the FCC and the FDA. The FCC has made some important strides in addressing the evolving…