ATA partners with ORCHA to develop approved app library

Healthcare IT News

Kat Jercich

The American Telemedicine Association announced a new partnership with the Daresbury, United Kingdom-based Organisation for the Review of Care and Health Apps this week that's aimed at giving patients access to safe, effective health apps.

Using ORCHA's automated review process, healthcare organizations can assess apps against more than 300 measures of usability, security and quality. The ATA will work with ORCHA to develop a criteria specifically for the U.S. market and will add apps meeting that criteria to the ATA approved library.

"The proliferation of health apps has...

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