Digital Health Legal

Current Issue (December 2017)

Volume: 4 Issue: 12

FDA approves first drug with digital ingestion tracking system

Florida Supreme Court rules privacy does not end at death

Trump declares the US opioid crisis a public health emergency: implications for telemedicine

An industrial strategy for the life sciences sector in a post-Brexit world

The French investment plan for 2018-2022 and digital health

The 2017/18 Data Security and Protection Requirements and the WannaCry report

Digital health in Germany: looking on the bright side

Widening digital participation

The fight against illegal online pharmacies and counterfeit medicines

About Digital Health Legal:

Digital Health Legal is the monthly publication covering legal and regulatory issues and providing industry perspectives in the health IT sector. The publication covers eHealth, mHealth apps, data protection and privacy, electronic patient records, health data security and data breaches, telehealth and telemedicine, medical devices, online pharmacies, social media, standardisation, pharmacovigilance, patient safety, Big Data, health care informatics, cloud services in healthcare, liability, IP rights and HIPAA... /read more

December's issue of Digital Health Legal

Digital Health Legal is a monthly publication dedicated to exploring the key legal and regulatory developments impacting global digital health. Each month the publication provides indepth analysis from experts involved in the field, covering topics such as eHealth, data protection, telemedicine, mHealth and much more.

In December's cover article, René Quashie, Member at Cozen O’Connor, describes the background to the opioid crisis in the US in light of President Trump declaring it a public health emergency. Quashie provides insight into what the declaration means for telemedicine, and the issues being raised.

Elsewhere, Christophe Fichet, Benjamin Znaty and Edwige Lataste of Simmons & Simmons discuss the proposals put forward in the Pisani-Ferry report, which informed the French Government’s investment strategy for 2018-2022. Fichet, Znaty and Lataste provide valuable insight into what the digital health roadmap in France might look like for the years ahead.

And there's much more inside...

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