Digital health technologies have emerged as powerful tools to help connect patients with vital care while limiting in-person interactions. The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic triggered a seismic shift in the industry, shaping how technology and healthcare services are delivered, with decades’ worth of changes happening seemingly overnight.

Our approach

DLA Piper can help. Our knowledgeable lawyers understand the digital health environment, its nuances and its complexities. We have in-depth experience advising businesses tackling issues in AI, telehealth and telemedicine, digital therapeutics, apps and wearable technology, health IT, big data, cybersecurity and privacy. We work as a multi-disciplinary team, considering obstacles and opportunities holistically through the collaboration of our healthcare and life sciences regulatory, cybersecurity, privacy, litigation, corporate and intellectual property lawyers.

Our team of thought leaders in the areas of digital health laws and compliance risks routinely partners with industry associations to advise on policies. We have helped to create regional, national and global telehealth networks and have assisted numerous US and global clients with the integration of AI and machine learning software for use with their medical devices and pharmaceutical products. We help startups at every stage to position themselves for funding via venture capital and other financing, structure corporate and commercial partnerships in the digital health environment, including arrangements to commercialize data, and explore and execute IPO and M&A exit strategies.

Our innovative, thoughtful approach draws on our experience across the globe and across specialties. We are a collaborative group, partnering with our clients to gain a better understanding of their issues and goals and to help them redefine the standard of care and the future of healthcare. For those in the digital health space, we are a one-stop shop, drawing on our multidisciplinary, global network and our vast experience across the spectrum of business law to provide sound, practical and customized legal advice. Let us put our experience to work for you.