Eric Hargan

CEO / Former U.S. Deputy Secretary of HHS


The Hargan Group

The Hon. Eric D. Hargan is an attorney and former government official who served as the U.S. Deputy Secretary of Health and Human Services from October 2017 to January 2021.

Hargan was also a partner at the law firm of Winston & Strawn, where he specialized in corporate law, mergers and acquisitions, securities, and venture capital transactions. He later served as Deputy General Counsel of HHS for the George W. Bush administration before returning to practice law with McDermott Will & Emery and later with Greenberg Traurig. He has also served as a professor at Loyola University Chicago School of Law, teaching healthcare regulations and administrative law.


9:10 AM - 9:40 AM

Friday April 28, 2023

A Federal Perspective on the Rise of DTC Healthcare

  • How HHS and the FDA view DTC healthcare and “patient empowering technologies”
  • How the end of the Covid public health emergency will impact telehealth
  • M&A strategies for direct-to-consumer healthcare companies
  • Issues investors should consider before diving into digital health
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