Polsinelli’s Health Care Technology practice has extensive experience assisting our clients navigate the complex issues that may arise when implementing health care information technology software and services. We understand our clients are charged with improving the provision of health care and increasing efficiencies, while at the same time decreasing costs and complying with ever-changing and ever-increasing health care and technology laws and regulations.

Our practice includes attorneys with backgrounds in both the health care and technology fields, and we have relationships with health care providers and technology vendors who provide health care oriented software and services. Attorneys in our practice include prior in-house counsel for a global, health care information technology company, a Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP/US), and a former military/cyber warfare professional with field surgery experience.

Whether health systems, hospitals, physician offices, long-term care providers, health information exchanges, colleges or universities, we provide analysis and negotiation on your behalf with various health care information technology related matters, including, but not limited to:

  • Cloud hosting 
  • Information security agreements 
  • Clinical information system agreements, electronic medical records (EMR), electronic health records (EHR), and PACS 
  • Divestiture/acquisition transition services 
  • Health Information Technology outsourcing, including revenue cycle management 
  • Data use/sharing agreements 
  • SaaS agreements
  • Development agreements

In addition, we counsel clients on issues related to: 

  • Health care information procurement 
  • Data protection and use 
  • Liability limitations 
  • Intellectual property ownership and rights
  • Appropriate warranties
  • And all other aspects of the health care information

We realize that the key to a successful long-term relationship between a health care provider and a technology vendor is understanding the important contractual terms and ensuring potential liability is appropriately allocated between the two parties. Our attorneys help our clients ask the tough questions during the contract negotiation process ensuring all our clients’ needs are met, if not exceeded.