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When is a telecare/telehealth device a 'medical device'?

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Prompted by the Telecare Soapbox: Complicity between UK telehealth commissioners and providers item in December and by the increasing overlap between devices that have health-related and 'social alarm' functions, Editor Steve has been researching the topic of medical devices and telecare/telehealth equipment but there seems to be almost no specific guidance available. Even sites which one would expect to discuss the topic (TSA, various consultancies and the UK's MHRA, for example) are silent about it. [FRI: See document links update in comments]

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