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Telehealth State of the States

By Sarah-Lloyd Stevenson In the Midwest and across the country, state governments are recognizing that telehealth is a viable and affordable option for providing healthcare services to patients and their communities. In recent years, nearly every state has taken a step toward improving the coverage or reimbursement of telehealth. However, policies look very different from […]

“AI” And “IP”: Two Small Letters with Big Impact

By Lauren J.F. Barta and Timothy E. Grimsrud Artificial Intelligence is already used in healthcare in a multitude of ways, including robotic-assisted surgery, virtual nursing assistants, diagnostics, drug discovery, hospital workflow, consumer integrated health, and personalized medicine, and its use is only expected to grow.[1] AI technologies are able to sense, comprehend, act, and learn—this […]

Know Your Rights Before Publicly Discussing a Patent or Patent Application

When police arrest a suspect, they are required to advise the suspect of his right to remain silent. A recent decision on CRISPR from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit suggests that applicants for U.S. patents could also benefit from remaining silent.  Under U.S. patent law, a person is entitled to patent […]

The Legal Risks of Genetic Data

By Christin Jaye Eaton and Jeff Wojciechowski Recent scientific and technological breakthroughs have enabled medical product manufacturers to analyze genetic data, which can unveil links between genetic traits and certain reactions to drugs or other products. But when must manufacturers use that data? What action must a manufacturer take when genetic data illuminates patient risk? […]

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