Stephen W. Bernstein
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Stephen W. Bernstein specializes in e-health, “big data,” deployment of electronic health record systems and health-related matters affected by the internet and the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), as well as private equity investments, mergers, acquisitions, affiliations and joint ventures involving technology, hospitals and physicians. Stephen is the global head of McDermott's Health Practice. Read Stephen Bernstein's full bio.
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 Stephen W. Bernstein on May 12, 2020
Posted In Big Data, Cybersecurity, Data Privacy, Data Transfers/Safe Harbor/Privacy Shield, General Interest, Mobile Apps, Telehealth
The need for speedy and more complete access to data is instrumental for healthcare providers, researchers, pharmaceutical, biotech and device companies and public health authorities as they work to quickly identify infection rates, disease trends, outcomes, including antibodies, and opportunities for treatments and vaccines for COVID-19. A variety of data sharing and collaborations have emerged...
By Stephen W. Bernstein and Sharon Lamb on Jan 10, 2020
Posted In Big Data, Data Privacy, Telehealth
A recent McDermott roundtable on European health private equity generated key insights into the future of medtech, digital health, and data analytics, and identiﬁed opportunities for companies and investors. Digital health solutions are widely considered to be the next big growth market. Healthcare lags signiﬁcantly behind other industries when it comes to digitization, but the...
By Kerrin B. Slattery and Stephen W. Bernstein on Nov 22, 2019
Posted In Big Data, Data Privacy
As discussed in the first post in this two-part series, new players from outside the traditional healthcare paradigm are joining forces with hospitals, health systems and other providers to drive unprecedented innovation. These unexpected partnerships are bringing new solutions to market and changing how business is done and care is delivered. Many of these collaborations...
By Kerrin B. Slattery and Stephen W. Bernstein on Nov 11, 2019
Posted In General Interest
Healthcare is facing an age of disruption from new market entrants and players outside the traditional healthcare paradigm. Unexpected partnerships are bringing fresh solutions to market and changing how business is done and care is delivered. Many of these new partnerships are arising in conjunction with innovation investments by hospitals and health systems (HHSs). HHSs...
By Kerrin B. Slattery and Stephen W. Bernstein on Oct 31, 2019
Posted In General Interest
A Collaborative Transformation Perspective on Digital Health Healthcare is facing an age of disruption from new players and new market entrants from outside the traditional healthcare paradigm. These disruptors have varying degrees of experience in the highly regulated and closely scrutinized healthcare landscape. How can these parties work together across different cultures and regulatory environments...
Podcast | Stephen Bernstein Joins ‘This Week in Health Innovation’ to Discuss Future of Digital Health
By Stephen W. Bernstein on Jan 24, 2018
Posted In Big Data, Consumer Protection, Cybersecurity, Data Privacy, General Interest, Telehealth
Stephen Bernstein, global chair of McDermott’s Health Industry Advisory Practice Group, sat down with This Week in Health Innovation at the J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference in San Francisco. Stephen and Dr. Andre Berger, CEO of National ACO, discussed the role of advancing technologies in enhancing collaboration between key players in digital health—including doctors, heath plans,...
By Stephen W. Bernstein, Karen S. Sealander, Jennifer S. Geetter, Daniel F. Gottlieb and Scott Weinstein on May 13, 2014
Posted In Advertising & Marketing, Big Data, Cloud, Consumer Protection, Data Privacy, Data Transfers/Safe Harbor/Privacy Shield, General Interest, Mobile Apps
On May 1, 2014, the White House released two reports addressing the public policy implications of the proliferation of big data. Rather than trying to slow the accumulation of data or place barriers on its use in analytic endeavors, the reports assert that big data is the “new normal” and encourages the development of policy...