John Wyand, the US lead of our Life Sciences Group, is based in the Washington DC office. He is an experienced healthcare and life sciences lawyer who represents pharmaceutical companies, biotech companies and device manufacturers in a variety of FDA matters. He also represents hospitals and other direct-care providers in a wide range of strategic, regulatory and transactional matters. John is an M.B.A. with more than 20 years’ prior experience as a senior executive with a number of healthcare systems.

John has deep expertise in the full range of health IT-related issues. His experience includes advising a broad spectrum of clients on data privacy and security, cloud computing, social media, certified electronic health record technology, telehealth and mobile health applications.

John advises clients engaged in cross-border medical services, patient mobility and medical travel programs, as well as financing healthcare infrastructure. John has experience advising clients in implementing Healthcare Reform initiatives such as accountable care organizations (ACOs), clinical co-management arrangements, clinically integrated networks, patient-centered medical homes, and joint ventures between hospitals and physicians.

John contributes to publications on healthcare compliance issues including fraud and abuse, and the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) privacy and security regulations, as well as on the deployment and meaningful use of certified electronic health records.

He is a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives, a member of the American Bar Association and its Ehealth, Privacy & Security Committee, the American Health Lawyers Association and the District of Columbia Bar Association and its Health Law Section

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  • Advising a US-based company offering a health information platform that blends genetic, medical, lifestyle and environmental information to assess an individual’s risks for a variety of diseases. Legal services included data privacy and security advice (including HIPAA compliance), website terms and conditions of use, website privacy policy and client informed consent.
  • Developing comprehensive HIPAA products for healthcare providers, payors and vendors.
  • Creating and implementing a nationwide HIPAA education program for clients and lawyers.
  • Advising healthcare providers and technology companies on federal and state antikickback laws and issues regarding use of electronic medical records.
  • Advising a California hospital district in structuring an ACO and clinical co-management arrangements for cardiovascular, orthopedics and oncology service lines.
  • Conducting and supervising regulatory compliance audits of hospitals, health systems and physician organizations.
  • Supervising the formation of integrated delivery systems and joint ventures among healthcare providers, technology vendors and hospitals.
  • Reviewing medical staff bylaws, conflict policies, professional and administrative services agreements, recruitment agreements and leases.


  • Rutgers University, J.D., articles editor, Rutgers Journal of Law and Public Policy, 2009
  • University of Indianapolis, M.B.A., 1982


  • District of Columbia, 2011
  • New Jersey, 2009
  • Pennsylvania, 2009


  • U.S. Supreme Court

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  • Author, “Cybersecurity Litigation: Consumer Data Protection and Privacy” Cumulative Supplement, 2017; 1st Edition, Bloomberg BNA, 2015.
  • Author, “Cybersecurity Litigation: Consumer Data Protection and Privacy” 1st Edition, Bloomberg BNA, 2015.

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