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In a world driven by the latest advancements in technology, hospitals, medical providers, insurance organizations, and other health care professionals depend on their ability to remain apace with new developments. However, with new technological advancements comes a number of challenges and risks that can threaten entire organizations if handled improperly.
By combining our comprehensive information technology services with our sophisticated health care practice, Dickinson Wright attorneys are uniquely qualified to assist health care clients in navigating the technology world. Whether through software licenses, intellectual property protection, data security, and data privacy procedures or otherwise, our team is available to assist your health care organization in all matters concerning the technology it needs to succeed.
Licensing Negotiations: We draft, modify, and negotiate software license agreements, including those related to electronic medical records, e-billing, and enterprise resource planning, for all types of health care industry participants.
E-Commerce: We guide health care organizations through the pros and cons of cloud service, hosted software, and software subscription arrangements.
IT Systems: We organize legal frameworks for federated identity management programs that provide health care providers, payors, public health agencies, and health care administrators access to protected resources through federated, trusted sets of identification information. We also provide assistance with website development and web hosting agreements.
Data Security and Privacy: We counsel health care clients through data security and data privacy issues related to data security breaches, cloud-based storage, and information technology outsourcing. We also advise clients regarding data encryption techniques, requirements, and regulations.
HIPAA/Privacy Compliance: We establish effective security policies that protect our clients’ health care information assets while remaining fully compliant with HIPAA, HITECH, and state and federal laws.
Sensitive Information: We develop agreements that provide health care professionals with efficient and secure access to sensitive information.