The Legal 500 United States 2018, Client Reference
Today’s global health care marketplace is marked by unprecedented transformation and opportunity. Health care delivery and reimbursement is shifting toward value-based care and vertical consolidation at a rapid pace, as systems, health plans and other forward-thinking leaders join forces to tackle some of the industry’s biggest challenges. Digital health solutions are evolving the doctor-patient relationship beyond the in-person encounter—fundamentally transforming the quality and delivery of health care. And investors are taking notice.
If you’re doing something that’s never been done before, or looking to do something better than it’s ever been done before, we’re here to help.
We collaborate with those at the forefront of health industry innovation to foster the unique partnerships and business ventures that are transforming health care.
Our services to clients are comprehensive. By building multidisciplinary, cross-border teams, we are committed to engaging with all types of health care organizations as a trusted, knowledgeable and innovative advisor. We serve as general or special counsel on engagement-specific bases to many of the leading organizations across the health care continuum:
Hospitals, large medical groups and academic medical centers
Health private equity funds
Ambulatory surgery centers and their management companies
Digital health companies
Physician and dental practice management companies
Nursing home chains
Home health agencies
Health maintenance organizations
Medical device, pharmaceutical and medical supply manufacturers and distributors
McDermott clients have the confidence to execute because they know they have the full weight of the industry’s leading health care law firm behind them.
McDermott is the leading health care law firm in the United States. The Health Industry Advisory Group is the only health practice to receive top national rankings from US News–Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms,” Chambers USA, The Legal 500 United States and Law360. The practice was also recognized by Chambers as Health Team of the Year in 2010, 2013 and 2017, and by Law360 as Health Team of the Year in 2018. Since 2017, McDermott has taken the top spot in PitchBook’s League Tables as the most active firm for health care private equity.
We’re passionate about our role in shaping the alliances and clearing the paths that will lead to next-generation digital health technologies, new pharmaceuticals and superior health care delivery. Together, we’re pushing boundaries and knocking down barriers to usher in a new age of health care collaboration.
The Permanente Federation in structuring a pilot program to develop primary care walk-in clinics in Target Stores to provide medical care to Kaiser Permanente members and to other Target customers
23andMe in completing a transaction for access to the client’s database of whole genetic sequences for the study of potential genetic targets for Parkinson’s Disease
MTS Health Investors in connection with the acquisition of a majority stake in a clinical research organization specializing in early stage clinical trials with global operations in the
United States, Canada, Switzerland, Ireland, South Korea and Singapore
Tenet Healthcare on a range of acquisitions, including a recent joint venture agreement to form a for-profit/nonprofit healthcare network in Alabama
Surgery Partners on a range of transactions, including its recent acquisition of Symbion to create the second-largest and fastest-growing independent ASC operator in the United States
The American Society of Clinical Oncology on its development and implementation of CancerLinQ, an innovative program utilizing technology to improve care and treatment of cancer patients
A non-traded real estate investment trust (REIT) on the health care regulatory issues associated with numerous acquisitions, each in excess of $1 billion and involving hundreds of facilities across the United States
A vertically integrated health care provider and payer on the acquisition, implementation and deployment of an enterprise data warehouse, including negotiating the software and hardware acquisition agreements and implementation services agreement; analyzing HIPAA, other regulatory and data stewardship requirements for combination of provider and payer data into an integrated electronic data warehouse; and analyzing implications for achieving meaningful use
New Univision Enterprises, LLC, a subsidiary of Univision Communications Inc. (Univision), in its collaboration with a discount health plan and insurance provider for the creation of UniConsulta, a telehealth program focused on providing virtual care to Spanish speakers via email, text, online chat and telephone
A national multi-hospital consortium in developing the regulatory compliance and contract strategy for the development, implementation, maintenance, ownership and licensing of a comparative database and decision support system that involved electronic information exchange, aggregation and analysis by and among its more than 240 member hospitals