2016 Legal Landscape Update: Healthcare

Overview In 2016, we saw an uptick in lawsuits related to digital accessibility across a growing number of industries, with most of the cases settling out.

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The Path to Digital Accessibility for Healthcare Organizations

Where do you even start when it comes to digital accessibility? It’s often helpful to look at the result and work backward, so let’s look.

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Accessibility Legislation in the Healthcare Industry: Section 1557 of the Affordable Care Act

Section 1557 of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) prohibits discrimination on the basis of disability. Section 1557 is not intended to stand alone but works.

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Recent Legal Activity in the Healthcare Industry

The past few years have been very busy in terms of litigation and structured settlements regarding accessibility and healthcare. There are great strides being made.

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New Healthcare Tech is Amazing… Unless You Can’t Use It

The healthcare industry is quickly becoming digitized, making data collection easier and more convenient for patients and doctors. Unfortunately, many of these amazing, time-saving solutions.

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Accessibility and Healthcare: Challenges for Patients and Providers

One out of every five people in the U.S. – that’s 56 million Americans – has a disability, and those individuals need access to healthcare..

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What Will a Trump Presidency Mean for Digital Accessibility?

In the wake of Donald Trump’s election to the presidency, many are wondering how the new administration will affect the digital accessibility space. In the.

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Section 1557 of the Affordable Care Act – Privacy Considerations

This is the fifth and final article in a five-part series on accessibility and the Affordable Care Act. Please click here for parts one, two, three and four.  In.

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Section 1557 of the Affordable Care Act – Technical Standards

This is the fourth article in a five-part series on accessibility and the Affordable Care Act. Please click here for parts one, two, three and five.  The Section 1557 regulations do.

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Section 1557 of the Affordable Care Act – Systems Covered

This is the third article in a five-part series on accessibility and the Affordable Care Act. Please click here for parts one, two, four and five.  Section 1557 requires covered entities to.

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