Health Information Privacy Attorneys | McDermott Health Law

Health Information Privacy


McDermott is the premier firm for the healthcare sector and the only health law practice to receive top-tier ratings from The Legal 500 USA, U.S. News-Best Lawyers and Chambers USA. We provide sophisticated counsel to clients on the gamut of healthcare data privacy and security issues and regularly develop comprehensive health information privacy and security compliance programs for entities regulated by the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH Act) and related state laws.

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  • Helped a Fortune 100 pharmaceutical and medical technology company identify corporate divisions subject to HIPAA, assessed the divisions’ compliance with HIPAA privacy and security requirements, prepared a health information privacy and security compliance program for the divisions, and assisted the divisions to implement the program and train affected personnel
  • Developed and assisted with implementation of information-asset-and-practice inventories and a corresponding comprehensive data privacy and security compliance program for not-for-profit and for-profit covered entities and business associates, including the integration of HIPAA compliance requirements and business objectives
  • Advised a client comprising a healthcare delivery system and payer on the structuring of its operations to maximize the permissible use of patient information under HIPAA and other applicable laws

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