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Sarah Hogan represents companies in the life sciences and digital health industries on structuring and negotiating intellectual property licenses, strategic collaborations and other complex commercial transactions – helping her clients leverage intellectual property assets and collaborate to develop and deliver innovative solutions that improve health and health care. Sarah uses her science background and comprehensive life sciences industry knowledge as an asset to understand critical business concerns and effectively manage complex issues. As a result of the diverse range of clients and transactions she manages, Sarah has in-depth understanding of the implications of each deal on various aspects of the business, including downstream transactions. Sarah is known for her practical approach – focusing on achieving business objectives while balancing legal risks and preserving her clients’ relationship with their partners. Read Sarah Hogan's full bio.

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 the existing legal framework in a way that will both adequately protect patients and consumers and support and encourage continued innovation, but their efforts have not kept pace with what has become the light speed of innovation. As a result, some obstacles, misalignment and ambiguity remain.

We are pleased to bring you this review of key developments that shaped digital health in 2017, along with planning considerations and predictions for the digital health frontier in the year ahead.

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