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Digital Health


Chambers USA 2021

Digital Health Legal Solutions

Digital health solutions are fundamentally transforming the quality and delivery of healthcare. As the doctor-patient relationship evolves beyond the in-person encounter, digitized data and technology have converged with healthcare delivery and payment. Our digital health team works with clients to create solutions that improve access to medical services and engage patients in managing their healthcare, with an eye toward the complex and ever-evolving regulatory considerations affecting healthcare innovation.

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Past and current clients include:

  • A regional health services management company in settlement negotiations with the US Department of Health and Human Services, Office for Civil Rights with respect to allegations of HIPAA violations
  • New Univision Enterprises, LLC, a subsidiary of Univision Communications Inc., 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 or phone
  • A Fortune 500 company in conducting HIPAA-compliance reviews, working with a health IT vendor on the development, deployment and operation of an mHealth app
  • An EHR vendor with a telemedicine app rollout, including development of terms of use, privacy policy and patient-informed consent

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We develop creative solutions to the most complex legal, regulatory and transactional obstacles so that Digital Health leaders can keep moving forward in an ever-changing industry.