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McDermott Named Health Practice Group of the Year by Law360


By on Feb 19, 2019
Posted In General Interest

We greatly appreciate our readers continuing to turn to us for insight on the most critical legal, regulatory and transactional developments impacting digital health, and the innovative collaborations transforming health care. Over the past year, McDermott’s Health practice made headlines for our work on several of the most high-profile collaborative transformations that took place in...

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Telemedicine – The New Standard of Care


By , and on Jun 27, 2018
Posted In Telehealth

Across the health care sector, telemedicine is naturally and strategically being integrated into health care delivery and treatment plans as targeted and efficient solutions to specific health issues by hospitals, medical groups and drug-to-consumer telemedicine companies. Telemedicine is no longer viewed as a secondary option for care—it is a new standard of care that is...

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Blazing New Trails in Health Care and Technology Innovation Ventures


By and 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...

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Recycle, Recycle, Recycle: Key Considerations for Research, Medical Education, and Other Secondary Uses of Data


By and on Jun 6, 2018
Posted In Big Data, Data Privacy, General Interest, Mobile Apps, Telehealth

The digitization of health care and the proliferation of electronic medical records is happening rapidly, generating large quantities of data with potential to provide valuable insights into disease and wellness and help solve challenging public health problems. There is tremendous enthusiasm over the possibilities of leveraging this data for secondary use–i.e., a use of data...

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Live from JPM: Collaboration or Consternation, the state of Digital Heath Devices—a conversation with McDermott’s Digital Health Thought Leaders


By on Jan 10, 2018
Posted In Uncategorized

The proliferation of digital health devices and solutions is at hand. Demand exists around every corner with applications ranging from personal wellness to remote patient monitoring. They are being offered by industry stalwarts and upstarts alike.  Collaborations amongst tech companies, academics, big data providers, entrepreneurs and traditional healthcare players—all of whom bring something valuable to...

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Surviving Disruption: A Roadmap for Health Care Governance


By and on Dec 14, 2017
Posted In Big Data, Consumer Protection, Data Privacy, Ecommerce, General Interest, Mobile Apps, Telehealth

Disruption of traditional health care is inevitable and poses a central challenge for health care governance. While the size and complexity of the health care industry have slowed the process of business disruption, its high costs and lack of convenience make it highly vulnerable to innovative, nontraditional competitors. To make sure boards are well-prepared to...

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