21 types of health apps the FDA could regulate but won't

By Aditi Pai
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#7 Apps with predefined tracking fields from a provider

 

While Ubiqui Migraine Tracker almost fits this category, the FDA specifies it must be While Ubiqi Migraine Tracker almost fits this category, the FDA specifies it must be pre-defined by a healthcare provider

"Mobile apps that prompt the user to manually enter symptomatic, behavioral or environmental information, the specifics of which are pre-defined by a health care provider, and store the information for later review;"

This seems like a fairly general type of app but the keywords above seems to be "manually" entered and "pre-defined by a health care provider". This one was difficult to come up with a specific example -- as it relies on the provider to pre-define specifically what is being tracked.