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Stephen W. Bernstein specializes in e-health, “big data”, data engineering, deployment of digital health tools and solutions and health-related matters affected by the internet and the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), as well as private equity investments, mergers, acquisitions, affiliations and joint ventures involving technology, digital health companies, hospitals and physicians. Stephen co-leads the Firm’s Digital Health Practice, which brings together McDermott lawyers from within and outside the Health Industry Advisory Practice Group to develop thought leadership, share information and collaborate on best practices, and is co-chair of the Firm’s Life Sciences Practice. Stephen served as global head of the Firm’s Health Practice from 2009-2018. He is a current member of the Firm’s Management Committee and has served on the Firm’s Compensation, Executive and Finance Committees. Read Stephen Bernstein's full bio.
By Stephen Bernstein on Apr 8, 2021
Posted In Digital Health, Employee Benefits, Health and Welfare Plans
The challenges of the past year have underscored the importance of life sciences to a dramatic degree. With countries worldwide now distributing vaccines that were developed in record time, COVID-19 has also made plain the value of investing in technological and scientific solutions that can reshape the world and improve health outcomes. The pandemic has...
By Stephen Bernstein, Gary Emmanuel, Jennifer S. Geetter, Lisa Schmitz Mazur, Kevin Miller, Vernessa T. Pollard, Michael Ryan, Mark Selinger, Joshua Spielman and Kristian Werling on Feb 17, 2021
Posted In Employee Benefits, Health and Welfare Plans, Privacy and Data Security
The seismic, virtually overnight transformation of healthcare delivery as a result of the pandemic has flung open doors to innovation, as a diverse cross-section of digital health and life sciences stakeholders mobilize crisis resources; adjust operations for enhanced screening, sanitization and social distancing measures; harness telehealth capabilities to deliver healthcare remotely; and identify opportunities for...