Friday, May 02, 2014

Public consultation on the Green Paper on mobile Health

The Commission is launching a public consultation on the Green Paper on mobile health, inviting comments on the barriers and issues related to the use of mHealth. Your input will help identify the right way forward to unlock the potential of mobile health in the EU. The Commission also publishes a Staff Working Document on the existing EU legal framework applicable to lifestyle and wellbeing apps, aiming at providing simple guidance to app developers on EU legislation in the field.
The objective of this consultation is to receive the views of:
mHealth infographic showing the benefits of mHealth applications
  • regional and national authorities e.g. health ministries, authorities dealing with medical devices/data protection
  • health professionals, carers, health practitioners, medical associations
  • consumers, users of mHealth apps, patients and their associations
  • web entrepreneurs
  • app developers and app stores
  • manufacturers of mobile devices
  • insurance agencies
  • sports centres, health clubs, etc.
This is not an exhaustive list – we welcome replies from all interested parties.
Period of consultation: 10 April 2014 - 3 July 2014
Comments received after the closing date will not be considered. Please state whether you are responding as an individual or representing the views of an organisation. If responding on behalf of an organisation, please explain who the organisation represents and, where applicable, how the views of members were assembled.

How to respond

It is essential that you read the Green Paper on mHealth and the Staff Working Document before responding to the questionnaire.
  • Respond online
  • Email your answers
    Attach your reply as Word, PDF or ODF document.
  • Write to:
    European Commission
    DG Communications Networks, Content & Technology
    Avenue de Beaulieu/Beaulieulaan 31
    Unit H1, Health & Well-being
    Brussels 1049 - Belgium

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