CMS On the Pulse episode #7: Telemedicine law, regulations and developments


The Global Life Sciences & Healthcare Sector Group is delighted to release the latest episode in its video/podcast series, On the Pulse.

The series brings together CMS lawyers and experts to discuss key industry topics impacting, innovating and disrupting the life sciences & healthcare sector.

In Episode #7 – Telemedicine, Nick Beckett talks with Maria González Gordon (Spain), Reemt Matthiesen (Germany) and Valentina Parvu (Romania).

In this episode, we discuss:

  • the significant growth and market opportunities that telemedicine and digital health apps present
  • how barriers to the take-up of telemedicine have been broken down during COVID-19
  • exceptional permitted uses of telemedicine in cases of emergency such as pandemics
  • fragmented regulation of telemedicine and digital health apps in different jurisdictions, with the advent of specific regulation in some jurisdictions
  • restrictions on the advertising of telemedicine and remote treatments
  • how patient data is protected and confidentiality preserved in use in telemedicine

Watch the video here or listen to the podcast here. You can also subscribe to the podcast here.

We will also be live streaming the video at the CMS LinkedIn account at 10am GMT/11am CET/2pm GST/6pm HKT on Tuesday 22 December.

For more information on telemedicine and the issues we have discussed, contact us or your regular CMS experts.

To watch and listen to our previous ‘On the Pulse’ episodes, visit:

  • Episode #1 – A legal roadmap for Cannabis – here
  • Episode #2 – Advertising medicines and medical devices – here
  • Episode #3 – Digital Health – Part 1 - here
  • Episode #4 – Digital Health – Part 2 - here
  • Episode #5 – Product Liability and Medical Malpractice - here
  • Episode #6 – Collaboration Disrupted: New models and players in Life Sciences collaboration - here