Bernadette M. Broccolo
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Bernadette M. Broccolo has been counseling health industry organizations for more than 37 years on leading-edge health industry relationship formation and realignments. Her areas of concentration include privacy, technology contracting, corporate governance, human subject protection and federal taxation of exempt organizations. Bernadette speaks and writes frequently on emerging health care topics of importance to her clients and the industry. Read Bernadette Broccolo's full bio.
By Bernadette M. Broccolo on Jun 23, 2021
Posted In Cloud, Consumer Protection
Artificial intelligence (AI) offers powerful new modalities for improving care delivery and access, harnessing previously untapped data, and reducing error and waste. As AI applications proliferate, health industry stakeholders are increasingly exploring how they might integrate these solutions to benefit their providers and patients. This article includes just a small sample of potential applications of...
By Bernadette M. Broccolo and Michael W. Peregrine on Jun 10, 2021
Posted In Big Data
For most healthcare and life sciences companies, investment in and deployment of AI technology is expected to be a critical strategic component for the foreseeable future. Effective, ongoing governance oversight of AI will be a critical organizational concern for companies, and the governance framework itself must reflect and be able to accommodate the highly dynamic...
By Stephen W. Bernstein, Bernadette M. Broccolo and Scott Weinstein on Jul 30, 2020
Posted In Big Data, Data Transfers/Safe Harbor/Privacy Shield
The US healthcare system’s data infrastructure needs an overhaul to prepare for future health crises, streamline patient care, improve data sharing and accessibility among patients, providers and government entities, and move toward the delivery of coordinated care. With insights from leaders from Arcadia, Validic and McDermott, we recently discussed key analyses and updates on the...
By Bernadette M. Broccolo on Feb 28, 2020
Posted In Big Data, Data Transfers/Safe Harbor/Privacy Shield, General Interest
Digital health companies are producing increasingly innovative products at a rapidly accelerating pace, fueled in large part by the expansive healthcare data ecosystem and the data strategies for harnessing the power of that ecosystem. The essential role data strategies play make it imperative to address the data-related legal and regulatory considerations at the outset of...
US Office of Management and Budget Calls for Federal Agencies to Reduce Barriers to Artificial Intelligence
By Bernadette M. Broccolo on Jan 17, 2020
Posted In Big Data, Consumer Protection, Data Privacy, Telehealth
On January 7, 2020, the Director of the US Office of Management and Budget (OMB) issued a Draft Memorandum (the Memorandum) to all federal “implementing agencies” regarding the development of regulatory and non-regulatory approaches to reducing barriers to the development and adoption of artificial intelligence (AI) technologies. Implementing agencies are agencies that conduct foundational research,...
By Bernadette M. Broccolo and McDermott Will & Emery on Jun 19, 2018
Posted In Big Data, General Interest, Telehealth
As the health industry evolves to meet consumer expectations for better quality, lower-cost and more convenient health care options, the demand for technology-driven innovation is accelerating as is the level of interest and investment among stakeholders or all sorts. Health systems and other institutional providers are playing a more active investment role in the commercialization...
Live Webinar: Developing and Procuring Digital Health AI Solutions: Advice for Developers, Purchasers and Vendors
By McDermott Will & Emery, Bernadette M. Broccolo, Dale C. Van Demark, Jeremy Earl, Jennifer S. Geetter, Jiayan Chen, Michael W. Ryan, Paul W. Radensky, MD and Vernessa T. Pollard on Jun 8, 2018
Posted In Cybersecurity, Data Privacy, Data Transfers/Safe Harbor/Privacy Shield, General Interest, Mobile Apps, Telehealth
Join McDermott next Wednesday for a live webinar on the unique considerations in developing and procuring AI solutions for digital health applications from the perspective of various stakeholders. We will discuss the legal issues and strategies surrounding: Research and data mapping essential to the development and validation of AI technologies Protecting and maintaining intellectual property...
By Bernadette M. Broccolo and Lisa Mazur on May 4, 2018
Posted In Big Data, Consumer Protection, Data Privacy, Mobile Apps
Fortune’s April 2018 cover story, “Tech’s Next Big Wave: Big Data Meets Biology,” conveys loudly and clearly that technological innovation is transforming the health care continuum—changing the way care is delivered, as well as how patients manage their ongoing health—and as patient demand for health innovation increases, more companies seem eager to hop on the...
By Marshall E. Jackson, Jr., Michael W. Ryan, Ryan S. Higgins, Scott Weinstein, Vanessa K. Burrows, McDermott Will & Emery, Amanda Enyeart, Anisa Mohanty, Amy C. Pimentel, Bernadette M. Broccolo, Dale C. Van Demark, Jiayan Chen and Lisa Mazur on Mar 20, 2018
Posted In Big Data, Cloud, Consumer Protection, Data Privacy, General Interest, Telehealth
Designed to provide business leaders and their key advisors with the knowledge and insight they need to grow and sustain successful digital health initiatives, we are pleased to present The Law of Digital Health, a new book edited and authored by McDermott’s team of distinguished digital health lawyers, and published by AHLA. Visit www.mwe.com/lawofdigitalhealth to order this...
By Amy C. Pimentel, Bernadette M. Broccolo and Daniel F. Gottlieb on Feb 7, 2018
Posted In Big Data, Consumer Protection, Data Privacy, Workplace Privacy
The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) establishes protections for the privacy and security of personal data (Personal Data) about individuals in the European Union (EU) single market countries, and potentially affects the clinical and other scientific research activities of academic medical centers and other research organizations in the United States. This On the Subject includes...