Health+Tech Podcast Series

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McGuireWoods’ Health+Tech podcast explores issues and trends at the intersection of healthcare, technology and innovation The podcast is presented by the firm’s Digital Health, Technology and Innovation Group, which helps clients navigate transactional, regulatory and compliance challenges in areas such as telehealth, data privacy and security, and health information technology.

The podcast features healthcare innovators and keeps listeners up to date on the laws that apply to businesses at the intersection of healthcare and technology. Videos are posted on YouTube and social media channels. Podcasts also are available on iTunes and Spotify.

The Potential for Digital Health to Improve Women’s Health Outcomes

May 19, 2023  – On this episode of Health+Tech, McGuireWoods partners Holly Buckley and Kristen McDermott Woodrum are joined by Nyoo Health founder and CEO Priya Bathija. Tune in to this discussion of the potential for digital health to reduce disparities in women’s health outcomes as well as barriers to the successful implementation of digital health tools.

Keynote Devin Carty, 19th Annual Healthcare Private Equity and Finance Conference, Digital Health Dinner 

March 6, 2023  – In this episode of Health+Tech, hosts Kristen McDermott Woodrum and Andrea Linna were joined by Devin Carty, Chief Executive Officer of Martin Ventures, at the Digital Health Dinner and Keynote the night before the 19th annual Healthcare Private Equity and Finance Conference. Their discussion covered the latest trends and developments in digital health.

Virtual Primary Care

Dec. 14, 2022 – On this episode of Health+Tech, Teira Gunlock, President of First Stop Health, joins McGuireWoods partners Andrea Linna and Kristen McDermott Woodrum for a discussion on the ability of telehealth to fill gaps in patient needs. They also discuss:

  • The potential for telehealth to reverse the growing trend of Americans not seeking primary care
  • The ability of virtual care to build greater trust between patients and providers
  • The future of virtual care

Keynote Amber Fencl, 15th Annual Healthcare Finance and Growth Conference, Digital Health Dinner

Nov. 11, 2022  – On this episode of Health+Tech, recorded live at McGuireWoods’ Digital Health Dinner hosted the night before the 15th Annual Healthcare Finance and Growth Conference, keynote speaker Amber Fencl, Novant Health’s senior vice president for digital health and engagement, was interviewed by Andrea Linna and Kristen McDermott Woodrum about the latest trends and topics in digital health. They discussed:

  • The importance of engaging both patients and providers with technology
  • Key considerations for digital health investments and partnerships
  • Innovative technologies and the future of digital health
Exploring the Possibilities of Telehealth

Oct. 17, 2022 – Jennifer Bepple, Clinical Advisor to Verana Health and Telehealth Fellow with Doximity, teams up with McGuireWoods partner Andrea Linna on this episode of Health+Tech for a discussion on the role of telehealth in improving patient outcomes. They also discuss:

  • How best to employ health data to help patients and providers
  • Patient views on data collection and data sharing
  • The future of digital health
The Role of Digital Health in Driving Value-Based Women's Healthcare

July 25, 2022  – On this episode of Health+Tech, McGuireWoods partners Andrea Lee Linna and Kristen McDermott Woodrum are joined by Sara Teppema, chief actuary for Wildflower Health, a women’s health engagement platform designed to help women overcome barriers to care, support clinicians, and improve outcomes for all stakeholders. Discussion will cover using digital health to advance equity in healthcare, value-based maternity care, and using aggregated healthcare data for quality improvement.

Digital Health Trends and Issues for Life Sciences Companies

Nov. 1, 2021 – McGuireWoods healthcare attorneys Kate Hardey, Kae Gruner and Royce DuBiner discuss the latest digital health updates from the Food and Drug Administration and Federal Trade Commission. Join the conversation as we wrap up Cybersecurity Awareness Month and discuss the following topics:

  • FDA draft guidance on electronic health records and medical claims data
  • FDA new resource for approved artificial intelligence/machine learning medical devices
  • FDA Digital Health Center of Excellence
  • FTC rules for health apps outside of HIPAA

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*All lawyers featured in this video worked at McGuireWoods LLP at the time of filming.
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