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Lisa Schmitz Mazur advises health care providers and technology companies on a variety of legal, regulatory and compliance matters with a particular focus on digital health topics, including telehealth, telemedicine, mobile health and consumer wellness. Lisa advises a variety of health care providers and technology companies involved in “digital health,” including assisting clients in developing and implementing telemedicine programs by advising on issues related to professional licensure, scope of practice, informed consent, prescribing and reimbursement. Lisa helps clients identify and understand the relevant legal issues, and develop and implement practical, forward-thinking solutions and strategies that meet the complex and still-evolving digital health regulatory landscape.  Read Lisa Schmitz Mazur's full bio.

Five Reasons Why Telehealth Is Here to Stay (COVID-19 And Beyond)


By on Jun 2, 2020
Posted In Employee Benefits, Health and Welfare Plans, Privacy and Data Security

Telehealth is no longer just a nice-to-have, but instead a must-have for patients and healthcare professionals alike during the COVID-19 pandemic. Lisa Mazur, partner at McDermott Will & Emery specializing in the digital healthcare space, is quoted in a recent Forbes article about why telehealth is here to stay: “Telehealth was already experiencing significant momentum...

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Navigating Telehealth During COVID-19


By on Apr 21, 2020
Posted In Digital Health

Lisa Schmitz Mazur discusses what states are doing to make telehealth more available, the changing Medicare reimbursement landscape and compliance considerations for providers implementing telehealth during this time. Access the full video here.

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Vetting Relationships for Telemedicine Collaborations


By on Dec 3, 2019
Posted In Digital Health, Health and Welfare Plans

As the telemedicine regulatory and reimbursement environment becomes more cohesive and providers and patients alike embrace technology, opportunities for telemedicine collaborations are likely to grow. Like any collaboration, finding the right partner is crucial for success, particularly at the highly scrutinized intersection of healthcare and technology. This post explores the factors to address when evaluating...

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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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Telehealth and the Changing Regulatory Landscape: Opportunities and Challenges in the Digital Health Ecosystem


By on Apr 17, 2018
Posted In Employee Benefits, Health and Welfare Plans, Privacy and Data Security

What if you didn’t have to take time out of your day to see a physician in person when you needed a prescription? What if a diagnosis could be delivered over video chat? What if your psychiatrist was available at the press of a button or swipe on your screen? These options are fast becoming...

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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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A Net-Neutral Decision for Health Care? What Providers Can Expect in the Wake of Net Neutrality Repeal


By and on Jan 16, 2018
Posted In Employee Benefits, Health and Welfare Plans, Privacy and Data Security

As the Federal Communications Commission repeals the Open Internet Order—more commonly known as the net-neutrality rules—health care consumers and providers have been left wondering how this change will affect their ability to receive and deliver health care using digital health tools. In this On the Subject, we outline how changes in internet access will affect...

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Enhanced Nurse Licensure Compact Eases the Practice of Nursing across State Lines


By and on Oct 17, 2017
Posted In Employee Benefits, Employment, Health and Welfare Plans

The Enhanced Nurse Licensure Compact (Compact) has now been adopted by 26 states, which means the Compact will be taking effect on January 19, 2018. Nurses who seek to practice telemedicine and deliver in-person care across state lines and who meet the Compact’s licensure requirements in these states will have one less obstacle to overcome...

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Many Lessons Still Need to be Learned regarding Patient Access to Health Care Information


By and on Aug 31, 2017
Posted In Health and Welfare Plans, Privacy and Data Security

The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology recently released a report detailing user experience research on patient access to health data. The Report sought to examine the experiences of individuals and processes of health systems, with commentary from medical record fulfillment administrators, to determine how the medical record request process can be...

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