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Hot Topics in Healthcare: Telehealth, the Opioid Crisis, and Blockchain

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Session 1: Digital Health and Telehealth – Amidst a continued increase in connectivity—from the internet of things to remote diagnoses—developments in technology regularly bring change to the healthcare industry. Explore how technological innovations continue to disrupt traditional practices, and discuss the benefits and risks technology brings.
 
Session 2: The Opioid Crisis – Explore the role of regulatory forces in the evolution of the opioid crisis and hear the latest on national and state opioid enforcement efforts including State of Texas v. Purdue Pharma.
 
Session 3: Blockchain: A Primer – Distributed Ledger Technology (aka Blockchain) is a new way to manage trust in a distributed network. But what does that really mean? Look at the basics of Blockchain, how it works, why it can be trusted, and what some of its applications can be in the healthcare space. Gain a basic understanding on the trust model which uses Distributed Ledger Technology, as well as some ideas on how this technology and its trust model can be a way to improve the delivery of healthcare.
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Total Credit Hours:
2.25 | 0.25 ethics     Credit Info
Specialization: Administrative Law | Health Law

TX MCLE credit expires: 4/30/2020

Includes: Video Audio Paper Slides

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1. Digital Health and Telehealth (Apr 2019)

René Quashie, Julian L. Rivera

0.75 0.25 0.00 0.75 | 0.25 ethics  

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Video (mp4) 45 mins
Audio (mp3) 45 mins
Slides (pdf) 17 pgs

SESSION 1 — 45 mins, credit 0.75 | 0.25 ethics

Session 1:

Digital Health and Telehealth (Apr 2019)

Amidst a continued increase in connectivity—from the internet of things to remote diagnoses—developments in technology regularly bring change to the healthcare industry. Explore how technological innovations continue to disrupt traditional practices, and discuss the benefits and risks technology brings.

Originally presented at: Mar 2019 Health Law Conference

René Quashie, Consumer Technology Association - Alexandria, VA
Julian L. Rivera, Husch Blackwell LLP - Austin, TX

2. The Opioid Crisis (Apr 2019)

Beth Anne Jackson, Patrick K. Sweeten

0.75 0.00 0.00 0.75  

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Video (mp4) 45 mins
Audio (mp3) 45 mins
Paper (pdf) 11 pgs
Slides (pdf) 13 pgs
Slides (pdf) 16 pgs

SESSION 2 — 45 mins, credit 0.75

Session 2:

The Opioid Crisis (Apr 2019)

Explore the role of regulatory forces in the evolution of the opioid crisis and hear the latest on national and state opioid enforcement efforts including State of Texas v. Purdue Pharma.

Originally presented at: Mar 2019 Health Law Conference

Beth Anne Jackson, Brown & Fortunato, P.C. - Amarillo, TX
Patrick K. Sweeten, Office of the Texas Attorney General - Austin, TX

3. Blockchain: A Primer (Apr 2019)

John P. Tomaszewski

0.75 0.00 0.00 0.75  

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Video (mp4) 43 mins
Audio (mp3) 42 mins
Slides (pdf) 10 pgs

SESSION 3 — 43 mins, credit 0.75

Session 3:

Blockchain: A Primer (Apr 2019)

Distributed Ledger Technology (aka Blockchain) is a new way to manage trust in a distributed network. But what does that really mean? Look at the basics of Blockchain, how it works, why it can be trusted, and what some of its applications can be in the healthcare space. Gain a basic understanding on the trust model which uses Distributed Ledger Technology, as well as some ideas on how this technology and its trust model can be a way to improve the delivery of healthcare.

Originally presented at: Mar 2019 Health Law Conference

John P. Tomaszewski, Seyfarth Shaw LLP - Houston, TX