Foley Partner Nate Lacktman was interviewed for The Hospital Finance Podcast, “Telemedicine Adoption Grows – Results of the 2017 Foley Telemedicine and Digital Health Survey,” where he discussed the survey findings, including the current adoption rate of telemedicine among providers and consumers, international opportunities for providers, telemedicine legal ramifications and the future of the industry.

Lacktman answered frequently asked questions about the legal ramifications of telemedicine services including how to handle physician licensing, establish appropriate doctor/patient relationships and prescribe drugs via phone or video. He also explained the regulations telemedicine entrepreneurs should be aware of as they begin building their business models.