Lexology July 1, 2022
Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP

As we all try to keep up with the Metaverse and as the healthcare system wilts under a data deluge, the convergence of realities in a shared online space is not merely a chance for practitioners and patients to find each other and interact in new ways, it’s also a rare opportunity to help a new paradigm sprout. The answers to detangling some sticky wickets of Health 2.0, like ensuring efficient, secure communications and exchanges between participants, may share a common thread: clear out (not just debug) the cobwebs and flip the crypt.


Far-reaching, seamless interoperability of health information, devices, and systems is critical for timely, appropriate, patient-centered care and for value-based initiatives. Interoperability efforts and regulations have already...

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Topics: Cybersecurity, Healthcare System, HIE (Interoperability), Metaverse/XR (Extended Reality), Privacy / Security, Technology
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