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David Harlow

Greater Boston Area

I am a health care lawyer and consultant with over twenty-five years' public and private sector experience, which has given me a unique perspective on legal, policy and business issues facing the health care community. Health care providers, vendors and payors of all shapes and sizes rely on me to help them navigate the maze of regulatory and business issues facing them on a daily basis. I am adept at assisting clients in developing new paradigms for their business organizations, relationships and processes so as to maximize the realization of organizatio...

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Areas of Expertise

  • Strategic Counsel

    I work with health care businesses of all shapes and sizes to help them navigate regulatory and market challenges. I have deep and varied experience in the public and private sectors. I also bring to the table expertise in online communications and social media, and limitations relevant to the health care sector.

    • Business
    • Strategy
    • Board membership
    • Digital marketing
    • Social media
    • Digital Health
    • mHealth
  • Privacy and Security

    HIPAA is just the tip of the iceberg. I help companies establish and maintain compliance with privacy and security laws. For more, see:

    • Regulatory
    • HIPAA
    • State law
    • Federal law
    • Security
    • Privacy
    • Regulatory and Compliance
    • HIPAA Compliance
    • HIPAA
    • Health Data

My Interests

Health Sectors
Digital Health, Health IT, Healthcare Delivery, Payers
  • USA


  • Health Care Lawyer, Consultant & Blogger

    The Harlow Group LLC | December 2005 - Current

    Health Care Law & Consulting

  • Adjunct Faculty

    The Heller School for Social Policy and Management, Brandeis University | June 2010 - July 2010

    Adjunct Faculty, Course in Health Law and Business Ethics, The Heller School for Social Policy and Management, Brandeis University MD/MBA Dual Degree Program offered in collaboration with Tufts University School of Medicine

  • Partner, Health Care Practice

    Posternak Blankstein & Lund LLP | December 1995 - Current 2005

    Health care legal practice focused on regulatory and business matters for providers and payors

  • Deputy General Counsel

    MA Department of Public Health | December 1991 - Current 1995

    Represented a number of Department programs regulating health care providers in their dealings with the regulated community and other government agencies


  • Boston University School of Law

    JD | Health Law | 1984 - 1987

  • Brown University

    AB | Modern Literature & Society | 1979 - 1983

  • Boston University School of Public Health

    MPH | Public Health and Health Law