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Chambers Global Practice Guides - Guide to Digital Health Ecuador

We are delighted to be the law firm that contributed to the Chambers Global Practice Guides Digital Health Guide. Our commentary on the digital health sector in Ecuador offers expert insight on the industry's regulatory authorities, legal risks for companies, intellectual property and personal data protection issues, cybersecurity and much more.


Read our chapter for more expert commentary on legal issues related to digital health.


Authors of the Chamber Guide

You can view the curriculum here:

  1. Digital Healthcare Overview

  2. Digital Healthcare, Digital Medicine and Digital Therapeutics

  3. Regulatory Definition

  4. New Technologies

  5. Emerging Legal Issues

  6. Impact of COVID-19

  7. Healthcare Regulatory Environment

  8. Healthcare Regulatory Agencies

  9. Recent Regulatory Developments

  10. Regulatory Enforcement

  11. Non-healthcare Regulatory Agencies

  12. Non-healthcare Regulatory Agencies, Regulatory Concerns and New Healthcare Technologies

  13. Preventative Healthcare

  14. Preventative Versus Diagnostic Healthcare

  15. Increased Preventative Healthcare

  16. Regulated Personal Health Data and Unregulated Fitness and Wellness Information

  17. Regulatory Developments

  18. Challenges Created by the Role of Non-healthcare Companies

  19. Wearables, Implantable and Digestibles Healthcare Technologies

  20. Internet of Medical Things and Connected Device Environment

  21. Legal Implications

  22. Cybersecurity and Data Protection

  23. Proposed Regulatory Developments

  24. Software as a Medical Device

  25. Categories, Risks and Regulations Surrounding Software as a Medical Device Technologies

  26. Telehealth

  27. Role of Telehealth in Healthcare

  28. Regulatory Environment

  29. Payment and Reimbursement

  30. Internet of Medical Things

  31. Developments and Regulatory and Technology Issues Pertaining to the Internet of Medical Things

  32. 5G Networks

  33. The Impact of 5G Networks on Digital Healthcare

  34. Data Use and Data Sharing

  35. The Legal Relationship Between Digital Healthcare and Personal Health Information

  36. AI and Machine Learning

  37. The Utilisation of AI and Machine Learning in Digital Healthcare

  38. AI and Machine Learning Data Under Privacy Regulations

  39. Healthcare Companies

  40. Legal Issues Facing Healthcare Companies

  41. Upgrading IT Infrastructure

  42. IT Upgrades for Digital Healthcare

  43. Data Management and Regulatory Impact

  44. Intellectual Property

  45. Scope of Protection

  46. Advantages and Disadvantages of Protections

  47. Licensing Structures

  48. Research in Academic Institutions

  49. Contracts and Collaborative Development

  50. Liability

  51. Patient Care

  52. Commercial

  53. Hot Topics and Trends on the Horizon

  54. Hot Topics That May Impact Digital Healthcare in the Future