This consultation gathered input from various stakeholder groups (78 replies) in particular citizens, industry and public authorities, on their experience related to the safety of apps and other non-embedded software.
According to the respondents, the main category of apps that could pose safety risks are health and wellbeing apps: apps that give health advice, apps upon which a consumer is taking a health or lifestyle-related decision, apps that track and collect data from the user to assess and monitor health-related metrics or apps that interface with electronic health records.
- Read the full Synopsis report of the public consultation on the safety of apps and other non-embedded software.
- In November 2016, a shorter Summary report of the public consultation on the safety of apps and other non-embedded software was already published.
- More info on EC actions regarding mHealth