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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

    1. Digital Healthcare, Digital Medicine and Digital Therapeutics

    2. Regulatory Definition

    3. New Technologies

    4. Emerging Legal Issues

    5. Impact of COVID-19

  2. Healthcare Regulatory Environment

    1. Healthcare Regulatory Agencies

    2. Recent Regulatory Developments

    3. Regulatory Enforcement

  3. Non-healthcare Regulatory Agencies

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

  4. Preventative Healthcare

    1. Preventative Versus Diagnostic Healthcare

    2. Increased Preventative Healthcare

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

    4. Regulatory Developments

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

  5. Wearables, Implantable and Digestibles Healthcare Technologies

    1. Internet of Medical Things and Connected Device Environment

    2. Legal Implications

    3. Cybersecurity and Data Protection

    4. Proposed Regulatory Developments

  6. Software as a Medical Device

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

  7. Telehealth

    1. Role of Telehealth in Healthcare

    2. Regulatory Environment

    3. Payment and Reimbursement

  8. Internet of Medical Things

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

  9. 5G Networks

    1. The Impact of 5G Networks on Digital Healthcare

  10. Data Use and Data Sharing

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

  11. AI and Machine Learning

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

    2. AI and Machine Learning Data Under Privacy Regulations

  12. Healthcare Companies

    1. Legal Issues Facing Healthcare Companies

  13. Upgrading IT Infrastructure

    1. IT Upgrades for Digital Healthcare

    2. Data Management and Regulatory Impact

  14. Intellectual Property

    1. Scope of Protection

    2. Advantages and Disadvantages of Protections

    3. Licensing Structures

    4. Research in Academic Institutions

    5. Contracts and Collaborative Development

  15. Liability

    1. Patient Care

    2. Commercial

  16. Hot Topics and Trends on the Horizon

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


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The content of this blog is provided for informational and educational purposes only and should not be considered legal advice. Regulations in Ecuador are subject to changes and updates that may affect the applicability and accuracy of the content published here. We do not guarantee that the information presented is accurate, complete or current at the time of reading. Therefore, past postings should not be construed as necessarily reflecting current regulations. We strongly recommend that you consult with our qualified attorneys for specific and personalized advice.

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