Christine Moundas Discusses Digital Health Trends at Financial Times Conference

September 14, 2021

Ropes & Gray health care partner Christine Moundas (New York), co-leader of the firm’s Digital Health Initiative, offered her perspective on key digital health trends at the inaugural Financial Times “Future of American Healthcare” conference. Ropes & Gray was a sponsor of the virtual conference, held on September 14. 

Ropes & Gray’s Digital Health Initiative leverages the strengths of numerous firm practices—including health care; data, privacy & cybersecurity; licensing and collaborations; FDA regulatory, among many others—to help businesses navigate the opportunities and risks presented by the fast-changing digital health market. The Initiative also offers a podcast series, Decoding Digital Health

Ms. Moundas spoke on the “Driving the Digital Health Revolution” panel, moderated by Financial Times Washington correspondent Kiran Stacey. She and her fellow panelists— Thomas Schinecker (CEO, Roche Diagnostics) and David Jaffray (Chief Technology and Digital Officer, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center)—examined the role of digital health in reshaping health care delivery across the United States. Questions addressed by the panel included: 

  • What are the most promising digital health solutions disrupting the market?  
  • What have been the most significant legal and regulatory developments for digital health over the past 18 months? Which might outlast the pandemic?
  • What are the implications of latest interoperability rules for organizations in advancing health care?
  • What have been the challenges and opportunities of artificial intelligence/machine learning and clinical decision support tools in health care?

You can view a recording of the panel discussion.