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Digital therapeutics startups are ready for more regulation, not less

Digital therapeutics companies are eager to show their work.

Five days before President Biden took office, the Department of Health and Human Services proposed a rule to exempt a laundry list of medical devices from typical regulations, including newly cleared apps to treat psychiatric disorders. Now, their creators have pushed back, demanding that digital therapeutics need and deserve regulatory scrutiny.

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Katie Palmer

Katie Palmer

Health Tech Correspondent

Katie Palmer is a health tech correspondent at STAT.

Source: https://www.statnews.com/2021/03/22/digital-therapeutics-fda-regulation/

Donovan Larsen

Donovan is a columnist and associate editor at the Dark News. He has written on everything from the politics to diversity issues in the workplace.

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