By McDermott Will & Emery, Bernadette M. Broccolo, Dale C. Van Demark, Jennifer S. Geetter, Jiayan Chen, Lisa Schmitz Mazur, Michael Ryan, Ryan Marcus, Scott Weinstein, Sarah T. Hogan and Vernessa T. Pollard 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...
By Jennifer S. Geetter and Scott Weinstein on Apr 21, 2015
Posted In Privacy and Data Security
As we reported in May 2014, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) convened stakeholders to explore whether health-related information collected from and about consumers — known as consumer-generated health information (CHI) — through use of the internet and increasingly-popular lifestyle and fitness mobile apps is more sensitive and in need of more privacy-sensitive treatment than other...