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McDermott Partners Recognized As Digital Health Power Players


By on Aug 13, 2021
Posted In Telehealth

Washington (August 11, 2021) – McDermott Will & Emery partners Jennifer Geetter and Vernessa Pollard have been recognized within an Insider profile on the “9 behind-the-scenes players who can make or break your digital-health startup.” The pair discussed advising young companies on the regulatory hurdles they have to clear before tackling the healthcare market. As...

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McDermott Earns “Elite” Firm Designation and 12th Consecutive Band 1 National Ranking from Chambers USA


By on Jun 3, 2021
Posted In Uncategorized

International law firm McDermott Will & Emery is pleased to announce its Healthcare Group received its 12th consecutive national Band 1 ranking in the 2021 edition of Chambers USA. The team also earned Band 1 state-level healthcare rankings in California, Florida, Illinois, Massachusetts and Washington, DC. Additionally, the Firm earned the national Spotlight Table ranking for the...

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Top Takeaways | Cybersecurity & Insurance Coverage in the Age of Telehealth: Understanding and Mitigating Your Risk


By on Apr 20, 2021
Posted In Cybersecurity, Data breach, Data Privacy, Telehealth

With more frequent and more severe ransomware attacks against health care platforms and vendors and the increasing use of telemedicine, it is critical to understand how to proactively defend your organization using robust legal, regulatory and cyber-coverage strategies. In this webinar, McDermott partners Dale Van Demark and Edward Zacharias joined Brett Buchanan of Marsh &...

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Telehealth and Prescribing: What’s Permissible in Your State?


By on Mar 2, 2021
Posted In Telehealth

Telehealth’s state-by-state regulatory patchwork means that healthcare providers must navigate a variety of regulations that govern which types of care can be provided by virtual means, and even what modalities can be used in different care settings. Our new interactive map explores the standards and requirements that physicians and nurse practitioners must follow when prescribing...

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After the Curve Podcast: Focus on Digital Health


By on Oct 1, 2020
Posted In Telehealth

COVID-19 has demanded a rapid shift in the world of telehealth and digital health, resulting in a global embracing of a telehealth and digital health system that is not yet fully developed. On this episode of the McDermott Health podcast, our digital health partners have joined to discuss the future of telehealth and use of...

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COVID-19 Causing a Surge in E-Commerce—Is Your Website Accessible?


By on Jun 10, 2020
Posted In Consumer Protection, Ecommerce, Mobile Apps

Stay-at-home orders and business closures during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic have led to a sharp increase in online shopping. While e-commerce has helped businesses stay afloat during this challenging economic time, there has also been a spike in litigation alleging that certain websites are not accessible to individuals with disabilities. In an article for Bloomberg Law, Jeremy White, Matthew...

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More Than a Decade at the Top; McDermott Earns 11th Chambers USA Band 1 Healthcare Practice National Ranking


By on May 6, 2020
Posted In Uncategorized

We are pleased to announce that our Healthcare Group received a national Band 1 ranking for the eleventh year in a row in the 2020 edition of Chambers USA. After more than a decade at the top, we are once again the only one to rank Band 1 nationally. The Health team also earned Band...

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Telemedicine COVID-19 Briefing: March 16


By on Mar 13, 2020
Posted In Telehealth

Government, media and industry have all pointed to the potential for telemedicine to assist in combating the COVID-19 pandemic. In addition, steps have been taken by the government to ease the burdens associated with the use of telemedicine during this crisis. Unfortunately, the complexity of the regulatory infrastructure has left a fair amount of confusion...

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Coronavirus Resource Center | Preparedness Planning for Businesses


By on Mar 5, 2020
Posted In General Interest, Telehealth

In our global economy, Coronavirus (COVID-19) raises serious concerns for employers in all industries. Workers may be on the front lines caring for patients and developing vaccines, travelling for business, or in close contact with individuals who travel or may have been affected. At this time, there is no vaccine or medication approved to prevent...

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New Podcast | Protecting Your Tech: IP Considerations in Digital Health


By on Feb 21, 2020
Posted In General Interest

Digital health companies are producing innovative products at a rapidly accelerating pace and experiencing a boom in investments and demand as the regulatory environment becomes more supportive of digital health services to both improve patient care and stay profitable. Protecting intellectual property (IP) and building a feasible data strategy to support the research and development...

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