More big names join effort to help improve mHealth apps

Sep 22, 2017

Four leaders in medicine and the app industry have been named to the board of directors for a nonprofit effort to collaborate with mobile health app developers, patient advocates and others to develop best practices aimed at promoting the safety and effectiveness of mHealth apps.

The organization, dubbed Xcertia, was founded in December 2016 by the AMA, American Heart AssociationHealthcare Information and Management Systems Society and digital health nonprofit DHX Group.

These organizations each have representation on the Xcertia board of directors, which is chaired by Michael Hodgkins, MD, who is vice president & chief medical information officer at the AMA and was recently named one of the top 25 CMIOs at health care organizations.

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