HEALTHCARE INFORMATION SECURITY & PRIVACY

Healthcare providers and related entities have a special obligation to maintain the confidentiality, privacy and security of protected health information. Today’s providers rely on hardware, software and information technology to function. Increased regulation regarding patient privacy and information confidentiality, combined with increasing cyberattacks, has made information security one of the top priorities in healthcare.

  • Represented Catholic Health East in the negotiation of an information technology transition services agreement and a revenue cycle transition services agreement related to the merger of Mercy Hospital of Miami and HCA Holdings Inc.
  • Represented Jefferson University Physicians in implementing the TouchWorks™ Electronic Health Record to connect and provide clinical automation for 480 physicians and 700 residents, located in 75 practice locations.
  • Represented Catholic Health East in the negotiation of an information technology transition services agreement related to the sale of Mercy Hospital of Pittsburgh to the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center.
  • Represented a leading provider of Medical Billing Software, EHR Solutions, ACO Development and Revenue Cycle Management Products in the negotiation of a multi-million dollar comprehensive revenue cycle management agreement with one of the largest investor-owned health care delivery systems in the nation.
  • Represented a suburban Philadelphia-based healthcare provider a full range of medical, surgical, obstetric, pediatric, psychiatric and emergency services in the negotiation of a multi-million dollar healthcare applications and services agreement with a global healthcare solutions provider and in the negotiation of a multi-million dollar facility, inpatient and outpatient computer-assisted coding and clinical documentation solution software license and services agreement with the healthcare solutions division of a multi-national conglomerate.
  • Represented Excela Health and Heritage Valley Health System in the formation of a software development joint venture that created proprietary solutions for the health care industry.
  • Represented a major university affiliated health system in the negotiation of a system-wide, multimillion dollar lease agreement for cutting-edge technology system providing digital imaging of patients' radiology tests.
  • Represented a wearable body monitoring technology solution provider in the negotiation of strategic alliance agreements, cooperative agreements and research agreements for disease management, club-based fitness, and wellness product development and distribution with top health care, fitness and consumer products companies.
  • Represented a larger regional not-for-profit healthcare insurer and solutions provider in its negotiation of a master license and services agreement with the nation’s largest real-time healthcare communication network and its negotiation of a long term multi-million dollar transaction to handle core processing functions for an independent Blue Cross organization.
  • Represented a pharmaceutical company in drafting and negotiating manufacture and supply agreements for certain pharmaceutical products and distribution agreements for the commercialization of such products.