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  Dale C. Van Demark advises clients in the health industry on strategic transactions and the evolution of health care delivery models. He has extensive experience in health system affiliations and joint venture transactions. Dale also provides counseling on the development of technology in health care delivery, with a particular emphasis on telemedicine. Dale has been at the forefront of advising clients with respect to the globalization of the US health care industry. He advises US and non-US enterprises with respect to the formation of cross-border affiliations and international patient programs. In addition to writing regularly on matters related to his practice, Dale has spoken at numerous conferences around the world on the globalization of health care. Read Dale Van Demark's full bio.

CMS Addresses Virtual Care Expansion in CY 2022 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule Proposal


By , , , and on Sep 15, 2021
Posted In Employee Benefits, Health and Welfare Plans

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services recently published its annual proposed changes to the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule, which include several key telehealth and other virtual care-related proposals. The proposals address long-standing restrictions that have historically limited the use of telehealth and virtual care, including geographic and originating site restrictions, and limitations on audio-only...

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Three Tips for Tackling Risk in Digital Health


By and on Nov 21, 2019
Posted In Digital Health, Health and Welfare Plans

Digital health companies face a complicated regulatory landscape. While the opportunities for innovation and dynamic partnerships are abundant, so are the potential compliance pitfalls. In 2018 and in 2019, several digital health companies faced intense scrutiny—not only from regulatory agencies, but also in some cases from their own investors. While the regulatory framework for digital...

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Podcast | Telemedicine – The New Standard of Care


By and on Jul 5, 2018
Posted In Employee Benefits, Health and Welfare Plans, Privacy and Data Security

In the newest episode of the Of Digital Interest podcast, McDermott Digital Health partners, Lisa Schmitz Mazur and Dale Van Demark, share their perspectives on these questions and the various barriers, risks and opportunities associated with the rise of telemedicine and other technological advancements in health care delivery. Access this episode at www.mwe.com/mcdermottdigitalhealth or subscribe to the...

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Digital Health Year in Review: 2017 Trends and Looking Ahead to 2018


By , , , , , , , , , and on Feb 8, 2018
Posted In Health and Welfare Plans, Privacy and Data Security

Throughout 2017, the health care and life sciences industries experienced a widespread proliferation of digital health innovation that presents challenges to traditional notions of health care delivery and payment as well as product research, development and commercialization for both long-standing and new stakeholders. At the same time, lawmakers and regulators made meaningful progress toward modernizing...

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Digital Health Governance: Management and Strategy for the 21st Century Digital Economy


By and on Aug 15, 2017
Posted In Employee Benefits, Health and Welfare Plans, Privacy and Data Security

Jennifer Geetter and Dale Van Demark wrote this bylined article on how companies must manage and govern their use of digital healthcare information assets. “Organizations will need to design and implement digital governance structures that … include additional components and organizational stakeholders, in order to meet the business and strategic demands of the digital health...

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More Federal Legislation Aimed at Expanding Medicare Coverage of Telehealth Services


By , , and on Jun 1, 2017
Posted In Health and Welfare Plans

Shelby Buettner, Marshall Jackson, Jr., Lisa Schmitz Mazur and Dale Van Demark wrote this bylined article on a proposed US Senate bill to expand Medicare’s coverage of telehealth services. The bill would require the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation to test the effectiveness of telehealth models, and cover through the Medicare program those models...

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Integration of Technology Into Health Care Delivery


By and on Jul 19, 2016
Posted In Health and Welfare Plans, Privacy and Data Security

The integration of technology into health care delivery is exploding throughout the health industry landscape. Commentators speculating on the implications of the information revolution’s penetration of the health care industry envision delivery models rivaling those imagined by celebrated science fiction authors, and claim that the integration of information technology into even the most basic health...

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Senate Finance Committee Considering Telehealth Options to Improve Care and Lower Costs


By , and on Jan 15, 2016
Posted In Health and Welfare Plans

On December 18, 2015, the United States Senate Committee on Finance (the Committee) released a Bipartisan Chronic Care Working Group Policy Options Document, which outlines approaches under consideration to improve the care and treatment of Medicare beneficiaries with multiple chronic diseases. Read the full article.

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