Manatt Health August 9, 2022

Authors: Randi Seigel, Partner, Manatt Health | Scott T. Lashway, Partner, Privacy and Data Security | Matthew M.K. Stein, Special Counsel, Privacy and Data Security | CJ Rundell

Editor’s Note: Manatt contributed a chapter on telehealth and digital health privacy regulations to Diabetes, Digital Health and Telehealth, a new book, published by Elsevier, explaining from technological, economic and sociologic perspectives how telehealth and digital health have come to dominate the management of diabetes. The chapter is summarized below. More information on the book is available here.

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