Telehealth

The healthcare industry is in the midst of a historic transformation, as technological advancements continue to drive growth and innovation, increasing patient access to high quality healthcare and revolutionizing the practice of medicine in the U.S. The dynamic telehealth industry, which involves the use of virtual care programs and technology to deliver patient care, is at the heart of this transformation.

Haynes and Boone has its pulse on the legal and business needs in telemedicine/telehealth, from advising on business structures and the corporate practice of medicine, to licensing and credentialing, consent, scope of practice, record-keeping, prescription practices, professional liability and risk management, and other aspects of workflow, as well as matters related to reimbursement and payor strategy, provider alignment and collaboration, contract negotiation with providers, payors, and vendors, HIPAA and data privacy and security, and regulatory compliance in various states. We help our clients navigate the labyrinth of regulatory challenges in telemedicine/telehealth and develop creative solutions to mitigate risk for our clients.

We are adept at assisting companies involved in areas such as:

  • mHealth—Using Smartphones and Tablets for Telehealth
  • Video Conferencing, Video-Scopes, and High-Resolution Cameras in Telehealth
  • Remote Patient Monitoring (RPM)
  • Telehealth Services and Applications

Telehealth augments our practice areas such as Precision Medicine and Digital Health, Medical Device and Technology, and Healthcare and Life Sciences. Our depth of technical and legal knowledge in these areas, as well as information technology, intellectual property, litigation, and regulatory, have provided a strong basis for understanding and appreciating the operational nuances at the convergence of these fields. We work with clients across all sectors of the healthcare industry to address their legal needs, including business transactions, government investigations, patent litigation, and counseling for compliance.

Haynes and Boone is 50 years strong, with experienced healthcare lawyers who are top ranked by Chambers USA, Chambers and Partners, for Healthcare in Texas (2020), and listed among The Best Lawyers in America, Woodward/White, Inc., Healthcare and Patent Law (2020), Super Lawyers Rising Stars, Thomson Reuters (2020), and D Magazine’s “Best Lawyers in Dallas,” D Magazine Partners (2020), and Washington, D.C., Super Lawyers, Thomson Reuters, for IP (2020), and The Legal 500 U.S., Legalease Ltd., (2019).

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