The Practice

The Practice

A majority of MLO’s practice today is dedicated to distance care. MLO advises providers on licensure, scope of practice, online prescribing, credentialing and privileging, privacy, professional and product liability, reimbursement, fraud and abuse, and FDA and FTC law as they pertain to telemedicine.   Joe has been involved in distance care since the mid-1990s.

Representative current clients/matters:

  • Telemedicine physicians before state boards of medicine
  • A telepractitioner reported to the National Practitioner Data Bank.
  • Private equity firm investing in a teledermatology practice
  • Plastic surgeon creating a wound care service.
  • Nurses developing a remote monitoring company
  • Provider serving personnel deployed to harsh environments
  • International telemedical practices
  • “Direct-to-consumer” telemedicine companies
  • Pain physician caring for patients at a distance

Representative previous clients/matters:

  • Device makers and telecoms respecting distance care
  • Telemedical technology designed to prevent suicides
  • Provider accused of malpractice for prescribing over the Internet
  • Organizations training distance care professionals
  • Technology to monitor medication compliance electronically.
  • Academic center offering telepediatric services
  • Consultancy specializing in international eHealth
  • Teledentistry company focused on pediatric populations
  • Telehealth equipment consultancy
  • Distance care technology designed to prevent suicides
  • Technology to monitor medication compliance electronically.

In a variety of other settings MLO also provides general healthlaw services.