Since the industry’s inception, our Digital Health Care Legal Services has been at the forefront of advising innovation leaders in transactions involving an array of technologies. We’ve counseled companies delivering EHRs, telemedicine, e-prescribing systems, pharmacy benefit solutions, data analytics, and business intelligence. The breadth of our health care, FDA, corporate, intellectual property, and technology experience is exceptional. And it has given us the opportunity to work with national providers and technology innovators across the digital health industry.
The Case Lawyer provides legal advice to the health service providers developing apps, online tools, patient monitoring and other data services by explaining the legal and healthcare frameworks, enabling them to bring their ideas to market.
Being experts in the quickly evolving field of HealthCare Technology, we provide HIT legal representation to healthcare providers of all types – from national hospital chains to individual physicians – helping them navigate the quickly evolving requirements for patient privacy including HIPAA, patient medical records, electronic prescriptions, information sharing between providers and the emerging issue of HIT as a measurable quality measurement for Medicare, Medicaid and private plan reimbursement.
Our Core Services include the following
✅ Advising clients on licensing agreements, joint ventures, contract negotiations and other business legal issues related to technology acquisition and implementation, including advising on contracts with software vendors, managed services providers, outsourcing and hosting companies, payers, healthcare clearinghouses, third-party administrators and pharmacy management companies.
✅ Ensuring that electronic medical records (EMR) or electronic health records (EHR) systems comply with applicable privacy laws (e.g., HIPAA, Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act, Children’s Online Privacy Act) and responding to potential broad-based and individual compliance concerns, particularly as HIPAA enforcement is intensified through corrective action plans, resolution agreements and financial penalties.
✅ Counseling regarding the provision of hardware, software or other information technology to physicians, other healthcare professionals, pharmacists and pharmacies to ensure compliance with the laws and regulations.
✅ Advising on corporate structure and finance issues and identifying and negotiating joint venture arrangements with intellectual property issues for start-up companies or strategic alliances regarding new technology in the healthcare industry.
✅ We help in healthcare litigation and investigations, including defense of data breach and consumer protection matters and we have litigated successfully in a wide range of technology areas, including medical imaging technology, pharmaceutical products and biotechnology.
✅ We draft master service agreements between providers and technology companies, including proprietary software licenses, IP transfers, software as a service (SaaS) and cloud computing agreements.