Life Sciences Legal Insights

Insight and analysis on important legal issues affecting life sciences, mHealth, digital health and healthcare IT.

Last year the digital health sector smashed all previous records for both fundraising and consumer adoption of novel technologies. So far, 2021 is already on track to outshine last year’s impressive numbers. Digital health startups raised a record $6.7
Continue Reading Q1 2021 Digital Health Startups Set New Investment Record, Led by On-demand Healthcare, Population Health Management and R&D Tech for Pharma

Recently, my fellow corporate partner Allison Cooper moderated a webinar, “A Conversation with the Women Building Digital Health’s Future,” during which she had the privilege of interviewing three amazing women CEOs of fast-growing digital health companies: Vernita Brown, CEO
Continue Reading Women Leaders in Digital Health See Rapid Growth and Increased Access Fueled by Pandemic

The life sciences sector will likely be one of the major drivers in what some analysts predict as the beginning of the largest economic expansion in recent history. Fenwick’s 2021 survey of 366 tech and life sciences executives and investors
Continue Reading IPO Life Sciences Outlook: COVID-19 Vaccine Innovation Could Boost IPO Numbers to Another Record High

Even with the COVID-19 vaccine rollout beginning to accelerate, for the majority of companies—those that aren’t taking the ‘virtual-only workforce’ leap—transitioning employees safely back into an office setting, even on a part-time basis, likely won’t happen for many months. However,
Continue Reading Turning the Lights Back On: Preparing for Office Reopenings and Other COVID-19 Resources

Virtual healthcare staked out exciting new ground with the recently announced $18.5 billion merger of telemedicine pioneer Teladoc Health and chronic disease management company Livongo.

The deal illustrates the growing appetite among public-market investors for innovative healthcare solutions. Analysts at
Continue Reading More Consolidation, IPOs Ahead for Digital Health Companies