March 5, 2021
In today’s world, data is power. Healthcare providers have massive amounts of rich health data at their fingertips. Yet historically, third-party vendors to healthcare providers often have derived financial benefits from secondary use of this data through aggregating and brokering de-identified data to downstream customers.
That is beginning to change as healthcare providers are taking back...
October 28, 2020
This month saw the annual release of Epstein Becker Green's Telemental Health Laws Survey, a state-by-state review of behavioral telehealth legislation, regulation and policies.
Available in full as a free Android and iOS app, this year's breakdown includes regulation information for Puerto Rico, alongside the 50 states and Washington, D.C.
WHY IT MATTERS
Outside of compiling state-specific...
November 1, 2019
About the Author: Bradley Merrill Thompson is a member of the firm at Epstein Becker & Green, P.C. There, he counsels medical device, drug, and combination product companies on a wide range of FDA regulatory, reimbursement and clinical trial issues. The opinions in this piece are Thompson's and don't necessarily reflect the opinions of MobiHealthNews or HIMSS.
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October 23, 2019
Epstein Becker Green has released the annual update to its Telemental Health Laws Survey, a state-by-state breakdown of behavioral telehealth services coverage compiled (as of last year) into a free app.
Broadly, the 2019 update suggests increasing interest and acceptance of telehealth services for addressing behavioral health issues, according to an overview of the updates published by the...
October 27, 2017
About the Authors: Bradley Merrill Thompson is a member of the firm at Epstein Becker & Green, P.C. There, he counsels medical device, drug, and combination product companies on a wide range of FDA regulatory issues.
Chris Bergstrom is a digital health leader, for The Boston Consulting Group (BCG). At BCG, he directs digital health initiatives across large payer, provider, med tech, and bio/...
October 18, 2017
As telehealth becomes more prevalent among US healthcare institutions, states are rolling out or modifying their laws to better define regulatory frameworks specifically affecting remote delivery of care. In fact, every state but Connecticut and Massachusetts has made substantive legal changes to how telehealth is delivered in the past year, with some taking specific actions to better define the...
September 1, 2017
Computers, whether through simple decision trees or complex neural networks, are increasingly playing a larger and larger role in helping healthcare providers make treatment decisions. As the role of clinical decision software in healthcare grows, so too does the need for guidelines that allow clinicians and patients to trust and understand that software.
This week, the CDS Coalition, an industry...
December 1, 2014
Bradley Merrill Thompson testifying before Congress last year.
Bradley Merrill Thompson, a partner at Epstein Becker Green who specializes in consulting with mobile health startups about FDA clearance, is launching a new venture called Aventor that aims to bring discounted regulatory consulting and advocacy services to companies that use mobile health and connected health to help the poor.