What's Next in Health Reform 2014
Health Care Antitrust & the Supreme Court – Interview with Bruce Sokler, Member, Mintz Levin
The Deal's 2nd half M&A scene: Interview with Spencer Klein, Morrison Foerster
The Affordable Care Act: The Structure of Health Plans – Interview with Alden Bianchi, Member, Mintz Levin
What Is Driving Stepped Up Government Health Care Enforcement? – Interview with Hope Foster, Member, Mintz Levin
PODCAST - Inside Law- Hot Topics in Health Care From the President of the American Health Lawyers Association
Bill on Bankruptcy: The Market's Unquenchable Thirst for Junk
PODCAST - Inside Law - HIPAA Changes Overview by Emily Wey
Ventas' Debra Cafaro on why the Health Care asset class is well positioned in today's economy
Digital Health: Revolutionizing Healthcare
Hot Companies in Digital Health
Medical Malpractice Litigation
Digital Health: Where is the Action for Entrepreneurs?
Corporate Law Report: Cybersecurity, CEO Social Media, New Workplace Laws, Healthcare Reform in 2013
Crystal Ball Perspective: Will Healthcare Reform be Repealed if Romney Wins the Presidential Election?
Not Prepared for Healthcare Reform? Three things employers need to focus on now.
Nina Totenberg: SCOTUS Secrets, Leaks & Pizza with Scalia
Healthcare Summit Reveals Industry Movement Independent of the Supreme Court Decision
What is digital health? What sort of action is digital health seeing? According to Fenwick client and digital health incubator Rock Health, digital health funding was up 65 percent mid-year in 2012 and up 45 percent over the...more
The question of whether or not smartphone apps can play an important role in the delivery of healthcare services has been more or less answered with a resounding yes. From weight loss to diabetes monitoring to diagnosing ear...more
With venture capital funding of digital health up 45 percent in 2012, according to Rock Health, we’re hearing a lot about mobile health apps and healthcare IT. You may be asking yourself what is digital health? Michael...more
As CES 2013 draws to a close, Michael Esquivel, a partner in Fenwick’s Start-ups and Venture Capital Group, identifies where the action is for entrepreneurs and investors in digital health and healthcare IT. According to...more
Federal Communications Commission (FCC; the "Commission") decision making continues to be active in the area of telemedicine. Recently, on December 21, 2012, the agency released a lengthy decision updating its rules and...more
Originally published in mHealth Newsletter on November 14, 2012.
One might not associate the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) with mHealth issues. Yet, the FCC has a vital role to play in this field, and if...more
Orginally published in mHealth Newsletter on November 14, 2012.
"Patient engagement is the holy grail of healthcare," according to one hospital executive. Indeed, there is real money in the development of products and...more
Originally published in mHealth Newsletter on November 14, 2012.
Home health is an industry built on the core value of having hands-on-professionals providing quality healthcare in the comfort and privacy of the...more
Originally published in mHealth Newsletter on November 14, 2012
mHealth investors and mHealth entrepreneurs may struggle to understand what business opportunities are present in the U.S. healthcare system since the...more
In a move he says will improve the quality of health care and cut health system costs, FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski announced the Commission will work toward implementing recommendations proposed by the mHealth Task Force,...more
From the minute you stepped off the elevator at Rock Health’s annual Health Innovation Summit on Tuesday, there was an undeniable energy. The sold out event was jam-packed with entrepreneurs, investors and health and...more
The New York Times recently ran a story titled, “It’s hard to stay friends with an exercise monitor” that underscored a problem facing many health and fitness apps – the risk that users quickly lose interest.
Venture investment in healthcare convergence technologies soared in the first half of 2012. According to a recent report from Burrill & Co, digital health, into which they group healthcare IT, mobile health and wireless...more
A lot of the momentum around the mobile health (or mHealth) market is tied to the growing interest in products that enable the elderly to age in place. A key to allowing people to stay in their homes as they age is the...more
Yesterday, the Senate approved the Food and Drug Administration Safety and Innovation Act (FDASIA) which provides reauthorization for major components of the Prescription Drug User Fee Act (PDUFA) set to expire at the end of...more
There are a lot of opportunities to be had creating mobile health apps for consumers. But there are still plenty of questions to be answered about how to build sustainable businesses. Who will pay for mhealth products? How...more
As a general matter FDA regulates all medical devices and FCC regulates devices that utilize electromagnetic spectrum - i.e. broadcast devices. So with regard to mobile health devices - sensors, applications, systems - FDA...more
The recent Fenwick Digital Health Investor Summit included a presentation on how to design successful digital health products. Aimee Jungman, VP of Health and Wellness Innovation at frog design, discussed the four essential...more
Last Friday we hosted our inaugural Digital Health Investor Summit in partnership with RockHealth at our Mountain View conference center. During the program, several key themes emerged that point to the inevitability of a...more
"If you don't have mobility in your [healthcare] strategy, then you don't have a strategy," said Allina Health System's Susan Heichert at a 2012 national health information conference. As funds for traditional...more
You are a device maker, an app or software developer, a potential investor, a healthcare provider, a healthcare payor or an insurer and you see opportunities in mobile health (mHealth). You have an idea for a revolutionary...more
You may never need to fill out a form when you visit a doctor's office. Instead of having a different medical record number at each hospital or doctor's office, patients can have their entire medical history accessible online...more
Furthering the use of commercial wireless networks to deliver health information, the Obama Administration recently announced its new Text4baby campaign, which sends free regular text messages with health information to...more
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) recently granted a rule waiver requested by Boston Scientific Corporation (Boston Scientific), allowing it to continue to manufacture and market its Contak Renewal TR product line...more
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has proposed to allocate radiofrequency spectrum and establish service and technical rules for the operation of Medical Body Area Network (MBAN) systems. The FCC envisions that...more