David Harlow is principal of The Harlow Group LLC, a health care law and consulting firm based in Boston, Mass. His 25 years of experience in the public and private sectors affords him a unique perspective on legal, policy, and business issues facing the health care community.
David is adept at assisting clients in developing new paradigms for their business organizations, relationships and processes so as to maximize the realization of organizational goals in a highly regulated environment, in realms ranging from the physical to the digital – from physician-hospital relationships, facilities development, and the avoidance of fraud and abuse to data privacy and security and social media strategies.
His award-winning blog, HealthBlawg, is highly regarded in both the legal and health policy blogging worlds. HealthBlawg is the only active health law blog archived by the Library of Congress, the only health law blog ever recognized as one of the ABA Journal’s Blawg 100, and the only practicing attorney’s health law blog on Georgetown University’s Health Law Institute’s list of Top Ten health care blogs. David’s blog and Twitter account are recognized on numerous other Top Ten and Top 100 lists.
David is a charter member of the external Advisory Board of the Mayo Clinic Center for Social Media and is the Public Policy Chair of the Society for Participatory Medicine. He also serves on the Advisory Boards of the HealthWorks Collective and FierceHealthIT blogs.
His writing is syndicated widely by other blogs, and he is often featured or quoted in the online press and in the mainstream media. He speaks regularly before health care and legal industry groups on business, policy and legal matters. You can follow him on Twitter.